Outreach Support Worker

Job Reference: 76275
Posted: Thursday 16th November 2023
Closing Date: Friday 1st December 2023
Up to £11.00 per hour
Manchester, Greater Manchester

We seek warm, professional support workers to work for our Manchester LD Outreach Pilot service.

Successful candidates will provide flexible, personalised support to people with learning disability and autism support needs to enable them to develop the skills to lead independent lives, promote their quality of life and personal development.

You will engage with service users who receive support from our Manchester Learning Disabilities outreach service, building trusting therapeutic relationships, working to encourage a positive life outlook and coping skills. Your role as outreach support worker will include visiting service users in their own homes or in other settings as part of a structured approach. You will work closely with other professionals and agencies to provide a co-ordinated service which meets the identified needs of the individuals. A full, clean driving licence and access to a car is essential for this role.

Our service operates 7 days a week, 365 days a year and you will be expected to work on a rota system undertaking shift work as required. Evening and weekend work is expected.

Our benefits include:

  1. Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme
  2. Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate
  3. A wide range of training courses available with our Training Department to further your personal and professional development
  4. Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave, with a holiday bonus after 2 years of service
  5. Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
  6. All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hours teams

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 can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.

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 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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