Floating Support Worker

Job Reference: 74766
Posted: Wednesday 15th May 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 30th May 2024
Up to £11.60 Per Hour
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Full-Time/Part-Time

 

We have a range of services including a mental health city wide Floating support team, accommodation based services for people with mental health issues and new to open autism services.

 

Floating support

We are interested in welcoming new staff into our busy and dynamic mental health team. We work across Bradford in four local teams ensuring staff offers positive mental health recovery support and housing related support in a personalised way. The successful candidate will engage with service users and build trusting therapeutic relationships.

 

The role of a support worker includes visiting service users in their own homes or in other settings and offering practical support to enable them to live independently whilst offering emotional support in accordance with their individual support plans.

 

Your role is varied from day-to-day, for example one day you could be helping a service user to complete a housing benefit form or assist an anxious service user to visit the supermarket; the next day you could be assisting someone to set up a bank account or direct debit to pay their utility bills.

 

 

Key skills

If you have excellent interpersonal skills and is supportive, proactive, responsible, good at motivating people and listening to others then we would like to hear from you.

Experience of working in the care and support sector is preferred; however, if you are looking to join the health and social care sector but also share our drive, values and passion for helping people with mental health needs, then we would also like to hear from you.

This role does not involve delivering personal care. It is beneficial if you are a car driver. You must have good verbal and written communication skills. We appreciate flexibility from all our staff and hence we also can be flexible around working hours, it is a large team and we are looking for a diverse range of skills.

 

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

 

 

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

We offer all employees competitive pay and a pension contribution in addition to 28 days annual leave. As an employer that is committed to the professional development of our staff we also support our care staff to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and pay for your enhanced DBS. Additional benefits include enhanced maternity leave, employee support programmes and an additional day of leave each year on or around your Birthday.

 

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, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – Please be aware we are currently at full capacity with our Visa Sponsor Licenses, therefore we are not accepting applicants who are seeking sponsorship.

 

We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.

 

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. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

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: www.creativesupport.co.uk

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@creativesupport.co.uk

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

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