Acting Support Worker

Job Reference: 74901
Posted: Friday 5th July 2024
Closing Date: Monday 22nd July 2024
Up to £11.60 per hour
Bradford, West Yorkshire

This is a temporary role for a period of 6 months

We are seeking mental health recovery Support Workers to join our dynamic staff team based in the Idle area of Bradford (BD2, West Yorkshire). As part of this role you will visit service users within their homes, offering both practical and emotional support to enable them to live independently. You will work in accordance with users individual support plans, developing trusting relationships as you engage with the variety of this role.


Support Worker Duties:

  • Checking the welfare of the service users across of the services – 2 minute walk from one another in Idle BD2.
  • Ensuring health and safety compliance, carry out safety checks and raising any concerns.
  • Carrying out monthly key working sessions to set goals and work towards achieving these.
  • Communicating with other professionals & community mental health teams.


Our service users are friendly, polite and have brilliant interactions with staff. They would benefit from an enthusiastic individual who has the drive to support our service users to engage and build confidence to achieve their desired goals. At full capacity there are 10 service users who enjoy a range of weekly activities, coffee morning, takeaway night, 1 to 1 and group cooking and baking, movie nights and arts and crafts. The shift pattern for these services is 10:00 TO 20:30, working every other weekend and some bank holidays.


As this is a lone working service, experience working in Mental Health or Health and Social Care is preferred, but is not essential! Equally, qualifications in Health and Social Care are desirable.


Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • Employee of the month awards – chance to win vouchers.
  • A one-off bonus of £100 upon successful completion of the 4-month probationary period.
  • Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution


Vacancy Reference Number: 74901

Applications for this role must be submitted via the Creative Support website using the above vacancy reference number.


Full training is provided, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care. Benefits of working with Creative Support include a probationary bonus, pension contributions, 28 days Leave and company paid enhanced DBS.


We are a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organization – Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold award.


We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. – This post will not be open to Sponsorship


Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

A list of all roles available can be located at:

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed 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. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email

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

Investors in People | Silver     Investing in Volunteers | Silver     Stonewall Diversity Champion       Skills for Care endorsed provider    Disability Confident Committed