Housing Support Worker

Job Reference: 52357
Posted: Friday 17th June 2022
Closing Date: Monday 4th July 2022
Up to £9.70 per hour
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Full-Time/Part-Time

Creative Support is a national, fast-growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are looking to recruit caring individuals to join our friendly team in Fleetwood, Blackpool.

We are looking for respectful, warm and professional individuals to work across our mental health and complex needs service in Fleetwood, Blackpool. As a keyworker, you will provide support to people through a recovery-focused approach, promoting independence, and supporting them to move on to more independent settings in the community. You will have skills in positive communication and engagement, and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support.

Support Worker Duties:

  • Developing and sustaining warm and trusting relationships with service users,
  • Carrying out general administrative duties,
  • Providing emotional support to service users,
  • Medication oversight,
  • Supporting with daily living tasks, including budgeting and tenancy maintenance,
  • Communicating and building strong relationships with service users’ family, support network and involved professionals.

You must demonstrate a ‘can-do approach’, person-centred values, energy and commitment. We are looking for people who enjoy a challenging and rewarding job, and who wish to develop through the training packages that we offer. You will have a strong work ethic and duty of care, and be able to contribute to a positive team approach. Shift work is a requirement, as our services operate up to a 24-hour period dependent on individual location, and sleep in shifts are available with competitive rates of pay.

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

We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBT+ community.

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.

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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