Acting Senior Support Worker
This is an acting role for six months with the potential for extension.
Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures
We can only accept fully completed applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK, we do not accept CV’s as a form of application – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme
Are you a ‘people person’ with the commitment and person-centred values to be able to make a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities and mental health needs?
We are seeking an Acting Senior Support Worker to work within 2 of our supported living services in Linthorpe. At our vibrant supported living services, we provide quality care and support to individuals who have a learning disabilities and mental health needs. You must be warm, caring and willing to go the extra mile to ensure that the people we support enjoy a fantastic quality of life. Your Senior Support Worker role will be interesting and varied and will include support to enjoy a wide range of community activities.
Senior Support Worker Duties:
- To ensure that all of our service users receive high quality, individualised, person-centred support,
- To provide mentorship; support; guidance for the staff team working within the service,
- To develop warm and trusting relationships with clients and to encourage them to express their needs, views and concerns,
- Support the management of service delivery, effectively meeting the needs of the clients.
You will be required to work in a flexible manner which may include working evenings, weekends, waking nights and sleep in’s.
Previous experience of providing care and support to people with learning disabilities and mental health needs is essential. We expect our Senior Support workers to be working towards or willing to work towards a role specific qualification. This is an opportunity for personal and career development as we offer good conditions of service and a supportive, hands-on management culture.
Benefits of working with Creative Support:
- Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme
- Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution
- Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
- All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams
We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed.
In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.
You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.
Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS