Community Care Support Worker (Job Ref: 20093)

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

Location: Sheffield

Salary: Community Care Support Worker

Closing Date: 21 January 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 20093JCP, 20093GWO, 20093RED


Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organisation providing support to people with a wide range of needs. With a strong history of over twenty five years helping individuals to live independent and fulfilling lives, we ensure that our clients enjoy opportunities for personal development and engaging within their local communities. We are looking for Community Care and Support Workers to join our team providing support to people with learning disabilities and mental health needs at our dual diagnosis service in Sheffield.

You will provide individual person-centred care and support to enable adults with mental health needs or/and a learning disability to live as independently as possible in their own home. You will engage with service users and build trusting, therapeutic relationships. Your role will include visiting service users in their own homes or in other settings and offering support to develop or maintain their daily living skills.

Practical and emotional support will be offered to encourage the service users to remain as independent as possible in areas of personal care, medication concordance, budgeting, bill paying, menu planning and meal preparation, shopping, laundry, attending appointments and finding and accessing activities and services within the local community. You will work closely with family members, other professionals and agencies to provide a co-ordinated personalised service which meets the identified needs of individuals, promotes their recovery and maintains their quality of life.

We are looking to recruit people who enjoy a challenging and rewarding job and who wish to develop through the training packages that we offer. Car driver essential – you will be paid for contracted hours and not per visit and will receive a mileage allowance for the use of your own vehicle.

Creative Support also offers a wide range of benefits such as:
• Full and part time hours
• QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2,3 or 5
• Free life assurance
• Pension with company contribution
• A range of employee discounts

We do not accept CV 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, 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.


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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