Support Worker (Job Ref: 22894)

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

Location: Blackpool

Salary: Up to £8.50ph based on experience and qualifications

Closing Date: 14 August 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 22894JCP 22894GWO 22894RED


Short Job Description:

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 and domiciliary service in Blackpool provides support to adults who have learning disabilities, some of whom are on the autistic spectrum and have complex needs.

We are looking for calm, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated, hardworking and keen to join our friendly team. You will provide person-centred care and support to tenants and service users in the supported living and on the outreach service helping them to take part in all aspects of everyday life and to enjoy a wide range of activities.

The role includes support with personal care and domestic tasks as well as community activities such as walking, swimming and going to the gym, cinema, shows, out for meals (the list is endless, we do live in Blackpool after all).

Prior experience in this field of work is beneficial, although not a substitute for an engaging, creative and person centred approach. We will value the personal skills and interests you bring to the role and to the lives of service users and it is a great opportunity to set off on the path towards a career in health and social care, make new friends and help others

This role offers unique and challenging opportunities, bringing great job satisfaction to those who are looking to develop new skills and help other people who need a little support. We provide relevant training, including accredited health and social care diplomas through our own training academy. You will be required to work in a flexible manner on a rota which includes evening’s, weekends and sleep-ins (one project requires wake night support). In addition to opportunities for personal and career development we offer good conditions of service and a supportive, hands-on management culture.

We have full time, part time, relief/bank and waking night posts available.

Apply now make a really wonderful change for you and make a positive difference to the lives of others.


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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