Female Senior Support Worker (Job Ref: 21366)

Position Categories: Full Time, Learning Disability, new, North West

Location: Didsbury

Salary: Up to £8.90 per hour based on experience and qualifications

Closing Date: 03 July 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 21366JCP, 21366GWO, 21366RED, 21366CRJ

Short Job Description:

Do you have positive values along with commitment and expertise so that you can make a difference to the lives of individuals with a learning disability?

Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care for people with autism, learning disabilities, mental health and other needs.

We pride ourselves on being able to offer unique and individualised person-centred active support services that are stimulating, enjoyable and motivational. Our aim is to support people to explore life opportunities, build and develop upon their unique qualities and skills and achieve what is important to them. There are no boundaries to peoples’ potential.

We are looking for a resourceful and energetic Female Senior Support Worker who will help to achieve our aims. You must be experienced and enthusiastic about providing direct support and enabling our service users to enjoy activities and develop in confidence and independence. You will be responsible for the day-to-day co-ordination of the support service and for ensuring that it meets the needs and preferences of the people we support and enables them to achieve their goals.

You must have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. You will also have skills in the assessment of needs along with positive and proactive risk management so that support planning for individuals enables an active and fulfilling life with an emphasis on a ‘can do’ approach.

You will have the maturity to lead a team, accept responsibility and provide clear guidance, supervision and support to your support worker colleagues. You will be able to communicate positively and professionally with families and professionals and actively promote consultation and partnership working. The service is located in Didsbury.

This exciting and stimulating role offers unique and challenging opportunities for a person who aspires to develop their career supporting people with learning disabilities. In return you will receive great job satisfaction and many opportunities for continuous professional development within this specialist field. We will provide relevant training including accredited management training and health and social care diplomas through our own training academy.

This role is exempt from Section 7 2e of the SDA.

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.