Support Workers (Job Ref: 24551)

Position Categories: Challenging Behaviour, Complex Needs, Full Time, Learning Disability, Mental Health, new, North East, Part Time, Physical Disabilities

Location: Park End, Middlesbrough

Salary: Up to £8.00 per hour based upon experience

Closing Date: 10 October 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 24551RED, 24551JCP, 24551GWO

Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care.
Based in Park End, Middlesbrough. This service offers supported living for people with a Learning Disability, Physical Disability and Mental Health. The service is a mixture of shared living and individual flats.
We are looking for confident, strong and calm individuals in the Middlesbrough area to provide person centred support to service users who have a learning disability, complex needs and challenging behaviour so that they can experience a wide range of opportunities for personal development.
You will need patience and the ability to adapt to each of the Service Users who have varied communication skills; each person having their own unique way of expressing their needs. The Services are provided over 24hrs, you must therefore be willing and capable of covering a range of shift patterns inclusive of weekends; evenings and bank holidays.
You will have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. You will have the maturity to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework, to accept responsibility and to grow in confidence as a skilled practitioner. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.
Creative Support also offers a wide range of benefits such as:
• Full and part time hours
• QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2,3 or 5
• Free life assurance
• Pension with company contribution
• A range of employee discounts

Application Instructions:

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Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.