Support Worker (Job Ref: 22670)

Position Categories: Challenging Behaviour, Cumbria, Full Time, Learning Disability, new, Part Time, Physical Disabilities

Location: Barrow

Salary: Up to £8.20ph based on experience and qualifications

Closing Date: 11 July 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 22670RED, 22670JCP, 22670GWO, 22670CRJ


Short Job Description:

Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability living in a supported living service and supported via our service based in Barrow?

Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. Our supported living service in Barrow provides person-centred support to adults who have learning disabilities.

We are looking for a resilient, interactive and friendly individual to provide personalised support to adults with a learning disability living in Barrow. You will have a can-do approach with the acknowledgement of positive behaviour support to ensure all service users can enjoy the highest quality of life and promote independence.

As an employee of Creative Support you will also be entitled to a wide range of benefits including our company pension scheme, free life assurance, shopping, insurance and days out discounts as well. Being a car driver is an essential requirement of this role.

What we offer…

Creative Support also offers a wide range of training courses and this will be a perfect opportunity for those who are seeking to progress in the health and social care sector as we also offer the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2, 3 and 5. As a senior practitioner and supervisor, we will support your continuous development by providing accredited courses such as person centred planning, communication approaches and many more. Although previous experience in a similar role is more advantageous, we would like to encourage the people with the right values and passion to apply and work to make a difference.

In return we offer a wide range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction. This includes:
• Guaranteed Contracted Hours (Full or Part Time)
• QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2,3 or 5
• Free life assurance
• Pension with company contribution
• A range of employee discounts

Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high quality care through a well-established and supported local work force.

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact either Julie Cairns or Hayley Sams on:

Julie.cairns@creativesupport.org.uk
01229 582976

Hayley.sams@creativesupport.org.uk
01229 811933


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.


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