Waking Night Support Worker (Job Ref: 20398)

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

Location: Bolton

Salary: Up to £8.30 per hour based on qualifications and experience and inc. of supplement

Closing Date: 03 March 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 20398JCP 20398GWO 20398RED

Short Job Description:

The hours available are from 9.30pm-7.30am and 10.00pm-8.00am
Creative Support is a non-profit provider of personalised care and support for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people.

We are looking for a flexible and dedicated Support Workers who can demonstrate compassion and empathy to help deliver truly person-centred services and empower Service Users, supporting them to live as independently as possible. Individuals must be motivated and caring and genuinely want to support adults on the autistic spectrum and who have a desire to learn more about autism to work at one of our Supported Living services in Central Bolton. There are excellent public transport options available to travel to and from the project. Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and values:
• Have an understanding of confidentiality
• Have effective communication skills
• Be reliable and punctual
• Be tolerant and patient
• Be an active team player, but also able to work without direct supervision
• Have an enthusiastic and positive outlook
• Staying calm under pressure
• Value diversity and shows commitment to equality of opportunity
• Value health and safety and shows a commitment to ensuring a safe working environment
• Show sensitivity towards the needs of vulnerable people

Experience of working with people with an autism spectrum condition is desirable however we do provide extensive training. The position is open to graduates, experienced practitioners, and people looking to start their career in social care.

You will be expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service including weekends and bank holidays.
Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training regarding the service user group you work with and training regarding changes to the law governing social care.

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. 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. Please note applications will be shortlisted as they are received and we may contact you before the closing date to arrange an interview.

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.