Support Worker (Job Ref: 20007)

Position Categories: Autism, Full Time, new, North West

Location: Tameside

Salary: Up to £7.80ph based on experience

Closing Date: 19 January 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 20007JCP, 20007GWO, 20007RED


Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organization which provides care and support to people with learning disabilities, autism spectrum conditions, mental health needs, and older people.
We are looking for a warm, caring and respectful individual to provide person centred support to people with autism spectrum conditions and additional learning disabilities, mental health needs and complex behaviours for our Tameside service. Your role will include:
• Providing support, information and guidance to service users
• Maximising service user outcomes by encouraging personal development and independent living skills
• Empowering service users and promote their rights
• Collaborating with service users, families and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service
Experience in providing care and support to people with autism spectrum conditions, and knowledge of positive behavioural support and implementing mental health recovery models is preferable but not essential. It is desirable that you hold a relevant social care qualification.
It is expected that you will work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the service.
This unique and challenging opportunity will provide you with an environment that encourages personal and professional development. After successful completion of the probationary period, you will automatically be enrolled in the NVQ level 3 Health and Social Care Diploma and you will receive on-going training to best meet the needs of the service users.
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).

It's important for you to read the full job description so that you can complete your application form with details relevant to the position. Make sure you read our Recruitment FAQs before sending in your application form.

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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