Outreach Support Worker (Job Ref: 20606)

Position Categories: Full Time, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Midlands, new

Location: Dudley

Salary: Up to £7.70ph based on experience

Closing Date: 27 March 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 20606JCP, 20606GWO, 20606RED

Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of support needs. Our services provide responsive and person centred support which is specific to the needs of the individual and the key to achieving this quality of support is by having a staff workforce that is hardworking and committed to ensuring the best possible quality of life and independence for those we provide this support for.
Creative Support’s Personal Budgets are recruiting for Support Workers. The successful applicants will be flexible in their approach and work alongside Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and other health professionals within the wider environment. The aim of the service is to prevent unnecessary hospital admission, supporting timely discharge, maximizing independent living and to assist service users in creating their own unique care package through personalisation.
The key responsibilities of this post are:-
• To hold a personal caseload
• To support service users in their own home to become independent
• Supported service users on a 1:1 basis in their own homes around daily living skills
Creative Support places great importance on the development and retention of all staff, which is achieved through actively valuing our staff and supporting them to achieve their full potential through training and work opportunities. Staff members are actively encouraged to apply for senior posts and to develop their career with Creative Support. We have also developed a wide range of employee recognition and retention initiatives and an excellent package of staff benefits. These include:
• Company Pension Scheme
• Life Assurance
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Enhanced Company Sick Pay Scheme
• Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay

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).

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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.