Support Worker (Job Ref: 19490)

Position Categories: Autism, Full Time, Learning Disability, new, Part Time, Yorkshire and Humber

Location: Leeds

Salary: Up to £7.70ph based on experience

Closing Date: 15 December 2017

Other Job Ref Numbers: 19490JCP, 19490GWO, 19490RED


Short Job Description:

We are searching for support worker on a part time basis, these, to work in a shared supported living service working with adults in their homes at the service to support them in all areas of their day to day lives. You would join an established team of support workers, who are friendly, knowledgeable and person centered in their approach to support with the Tenants that leave at the service.

Duties would include-Supporting the tenants to college, work placements, leisure activates and events around the city. The tenants need support in daily living skills, maintaining their homes. Cooking of meals, their money management.

Brandling Court is a specialist supported living service for seventeen adults with autistic spectrum conditions. Service users have varying needs which may include a learning disability and/or mental health needs as well as a diagnosis of autism. Brandling Court is located in Middleton, a residential area close to the centre of Leeds. We work in partnership with an excellent landlord to provide high quality housing including individual flats and shared tenancies.

The service is commissioned by Leeds City Council to provide an autism specific supported living service. We work closely with our commissioners and the multi-disciplinary team to provide a coordinated service which achieves positive outcomes for the people we support. We are currently working with the National Autistic Society to achieve autism accreditation and we have made good progress towards this. The service is characterised by high level of service user and family involvement and we are keen to develop this further.

Our services in the Leeds area provide care to a diverse range of support types including learning disabilities, autism and additional needs relating to communication. To provide this care we require warm, motivated and person centered individuals with a keen interest in providing personalized support to meet individual care plans.

You would be part of friendly team at Brandling Court, each house has a team that work with in the house and can work across service if needed.

We have part time vacancies at the service.

Previous experience within a care role is an essential requirement for this role. Additionally, new starters must attend mandatory induction courses before commencing work within our services.

We do not accept CV’s as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required for which we pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency, all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website.


Application Instructions:

Download the full job description and application form below, print a copy and post to us (applications which are completed by typing can be emailed to us at recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk).

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Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed (recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk) to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.


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