Community Recovery Support Worker

Job Reference: 71721
Posted: Tuesday 13th February 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 5th March 2024
up to £11.60 per hour
Tameside, Greater Manchester

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are currently seeking highly motivated Community Recovery Support Workers to join our friendly team in Tameside, Greater Manchester.


We are looking for respectful, warm and enthusiastic individuals to work in our Tameside Community Services. The services provide individualised person-centred support to people with mental health needs and/or learning disabilities living in their own homes and in the community across Tameside. We offer an empowering model of support which enables people to lead fulfilling and happy lives, maintain their tenancies, participate in their local community, develop independent living skills and achieve their personal goals and desired outcomes. You will support service users to build meaningful and satisfying lives through the provision of flexible and personalised support. You will work in an anti-discriminatory manner, ensuring that the rights and entitlements of service users are respected at all times. You will promote self-esteem, independence, social inclusion and a sense of personal identity separate from illness and disability.


Community Recovery Support Worker Duties:


  • Provision of personal care to service users,
  • Medication administration,
  • Supporting individuals with activities they enjoy and days out in and around the Tameside and Greater Manchester area,
  • Developing and sustaining warm and trusting relationships with service users,
  • Carrying out general administrative duties and housing management tasks.


Although we value relevant experience of supporting people with a learning disability or mental health needs, you do not need to have prior experience if you can demonstrate a ‘can-do approach’, person-centred values, energy and commitment. You will have a strong work ethic and duty of care and be able to contribute to a positive team approach. The successful applicant will be able to think on their feet, work using their own initiative, and respond to situations with a proactive attitude.


Benefits of working with Creative Support:


  • A one-off bonus of £100 upon successful completion of the 4-month probationary period.
  • Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
  • Free employee support programme
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams
  • Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and Social Care Diploma


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.


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.


Application Instructions:

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 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

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