Enablement Support Worker (Job Ref: 20376)

Position Categories: Full Time, Midlands, new, Older People

Location: Leicester

Salary: Up to £8.25ph based on experience

Closing Date: 20 January 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 20376JCP, 20376GWO, 20376RED

Short Job Description:

Creative Support have recently secured an exciting new contract to provide an Independent Living Floating Support Service to vulnerable adults and older people in Leicester.

The service provides low level preventative support to enable people to maintain and develop skills that will empower them in their every-day lives. The types of vulnerable people supported will include, but not limited to, those with acquired brain injuries, hearing loss, HIV/AIDS, learning disabilities, mental health needs, substance misuse, visual impairment and those with autism spectrum disorders.

You will manage a case load and provide person-centred support to service users in accordance with their holistic strengths-based support plans. The majority of service users will coproduce a 12-week support plan to target the following areas:

• Developing domestic life skills
• Developing learning, vocational or social skills and positive interaction
• Managing money and reducing debt where applicable
• Establishing social contacts and activities
• Maintaining personal safety and security
• Helping to maintain positive health and well being
• Emotional support and practical advice

Up to 13 full time positions are available. Part-time and flexible options are always considered.

Applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. You may attach a CV if you wish to support your application but CVs alone will not be accepted. An enhanced DBS check is required, which Creative Support pays for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by us. We do not accept 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.