Male Waking Night Support Worker (Job Ref: 24536)

Position Categories: Challenging Behaviour, Complex Needs, Full Time, Learning Disability, Mental Health, new, North West, Other, Part Time

Location: Heysham

Salary: Up to £8.90 per hour inc of night supplement

Closing Date: 08 October 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 24536RED, 24536JCP, 24536GWO, 24536CRJ


Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a high quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs including learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. Employing over 5,000 staff members, we are continuing to grow at a fast pace nationally and are looking for dedicated, caring individuals to join our staff team in your local area.
Would you like to gain experience or increase your existing knowledge and practice of working with adults with a learning disability and forensic background. We are developing a bespoke 24 hour accommodation based service for 5 individuals in the Heysham area.

This new service is currently based in Lancaster, where you will be based during the transitional phase before the service moves to its new property in Heysham. You will support the service in making this relocation that aims to be completed within twelve months.

You will be warm, understanding, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be highly motivated and interested in working with people with complex needs and histories. You will be emotionally resilient and open to working with our Practice Lead to develop your approach to enable the service to strive to learn and change with our service users.

You will provide practical support to individuals to enable them to participate in community activities, you will also work with and develop a personal support plan that addresses individual specific needs helping service users to develop domestic, financial and emotional management and achieve greater independence and self-esteem. You will actively liaise with statutory, voluntary agencies and advocates/family members.

We need dedicated, flexible and responsive individuals to provide personalised support in line with the principles of recovery. We are looking for individuals who are highly motivated, have a positive outlook and are able to engage and motivate individuals to participate in a range of activities. You will have a keen insight into the challenges that our client base face on a daily basis and awareness of the delivery of supported living care.

You must be able to work flexible shifts over a seven day rota which will include morning and evening shifts and weekends. You should enjoy working as part of a team.

What we offer…

Creative Support 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 – 5. We will support your continuous development by providing accredited courses such as person centred planning, communication approaches and many more.

We also offer a wide range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction. This includes:
• Guaranteed Contracted Hours (Full or Part Time)
• 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. 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).

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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