Male Support Worker (Job Ref: 20072)

Position Categories: Full Time, Mental Health, new, North West

Location: Bury

Salary: Up to £7.70 per hour based on experience

Closing Date: 18 January 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 20072JCP, 20072GWO, 20072RED

Short Job Description:

Creative Support has been a provider of support services for individuals with mental health needs and learning disabilities for over twenty five years and have developed a strong reputation for delivering high quality individualised services. Now a national not-for-profit organisation with over 5,200 employees we work to respond to service users needs, requirements and preferences to support them to lead fulfilling and independent lives whether they live within community or supported living settings.

It is important to us that service users have positive, meaningful lives and to ensure this we require individuals who are person centred, warm and flexible to provide them with the support they need to experience this opportunity. Based within our Bury mental health service, we require caring and dedicated additions to our hard working staff team who support individuals with mental health needs. You must be able to work using your own initiative, promote independence and recovery, work effectively as part of a team and able to work evenings and weekends.

What we offer…
Creative Support also offers a wide range of training courses and this will be a perfect opportunity for those who are seeking to progress in the health and social care sector as we also offer the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2, 3 and 5. As a senior practitioner and supervisor, we will support your continuous development by providing accredited courses such as person centred planning, communication approaches and many more. Although previous experience in a similar role is more advantageous, we would like to encourage the people with the right values and passion to apply and work to make a difference.

In return we offer a wide range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction. This includes:
• Guaranteed Contracted Hours (Full or Part Time)
• QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2,3 or 5
• Free life assurance
• Pension with company contribution
• A range of employee discounts

Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high quality care through a well established and supported local work force. Exempt from section 7 2e of the SDA.

We do not accept CVs 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. 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:

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Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed ( 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.