Support Worker (Job Ref: 21367)

Position Categories: Full Time, Learning Disability, new, Part Time, Yorkshire and Humber

Location: Sheffield

Salary: up to £8.20 per hour

Closing Date: 25 July 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 21367JCP, 21367GWO, 21367RED, 21367CRJ


Short Job Description:

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 recruiting a Support Workers for our service for 12 people with learning disabilities and physical disabilities, who live in a supported living service in Intake, Sheffield.
We are looking for motivated, caring individuals to provide person-centred support to people with a learning disability in Intake. Your responsibilities will include:
• Providing personal care, practical and emotional support to people with a learning disability & physical disabilities.
• Identifying and accessing opportunities for community involvement with service users
• Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users
• Assisting the line manager with the day-to-day running of the service
This is a fantastic service which enables great outcomes for the people we support. We are looking for staff who have the commitment and dedication to go the extra mile to enable people to achieve their personal goals and live a happy life. You will be a joining a large team of fantastic support workers who are committed to providing person centred support to our clients. We have recently been chosen as an Innovation Site by Sheffield City Council and are working closely with social workers and the commissioners to further improve the outcomes of our clients.
Experience of working with people with a learning disability is desirable, as is a relevant professional qualification. The position is open to graduates, experienced practitioners, and people looking to start their career in social care. You must be warm and able to work in a person-centred way with people with a learning disability.
You will be expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, nights (on rotation) and bank holidays. The service users have vehicles so priority will be given to applicants with a driving licence. Intake has good bus and tram links for staff travelling by public transport.
This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. 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.


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.


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