Female Support Worker

Job Reference: 54804
Posted: Monday 20th June 2022
Closing Date: Thursday 7th July 2022
Up to £9.60 per hour
Northenden, Manchester
Full-Time, Part-Time

As part of your valuable role you will offer recovery focused support as part of an established team for five women with enduring mental health needs living within our Northenden service. To work in a person centred and flexible way to ensure that the rights of service users are respected and that women have choice and wellbeing. To promote independence and support service users to enhance their quality of life. We are looking for a caring, flexible and motivated individuals to provide person centred care and support in our supported housing service.

You will need to be committed to promoting independence, well-being and enabling service users to enjoy an active lifestyle. You will support individuals in accessing social, leisure, education and work activities tailored to their specific interests and enable them to participate in their local Northenden community.

Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organisation which is looking to recruit a Support Worker to provide the highest standards of care to service users with mental health needs in Northenden. With a strong history of over twenty years in helping individuals with a wide range of needs to live independent and fulfilling lives, we ensure that our clients enjoy opportunities for personal development and engaging within their local communities.

What we offer…

Creative Support also offers a wide range of training courses. This will be a perfect opportunity for those who are seeking to progress in their career as a Support Worker as we also offer the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2 – 5. Although previous experience in a similar Support Worker role is advantageous, we would like to encourage the people with the right values and passion to apply and work to make a difference.

Our other benefits include:

• Free 24/7 counselling and employee support program
• A wide range of training courses to further your personal and professional development
• Competitive pay, pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave, with holiday bonus after two years of service
• Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
• All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams

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.

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 Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.

Gender is considered to be an occupational requirement – Equality Act 2010

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 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.

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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