Male Support Worker (Job Ref: 23130)

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

Location: Wigan and Leigh

Salary: Up to £8.00 per hour depending on experience and qualifications

Closing Date: 02 October 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 23130RED, 23130JCP, 23130GWO, 23130CRJ


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 currently recruiting for our supported living services in Astley, Golborne and Hindley Green.

We are looking for motivated, caring individuals to provide person-centred support to people with a learning disability. Your responsibilities will include:
• Providing personal care, practical and emotional, to people with a learning disability
• Identifying and accessing opportunities for social inclusion 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

You will be providing one to one support for a young man on the Autistic Spectrum. 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. A clean, valid driving licence and willingness to drive service user vehicles is essential.

You will be expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, sleep-ins, and bank holidays.

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.

Exempt from Section 7 2(e) 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).

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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