Peripatetic Support Worker

Job Reference: 72596
Posted: Tuesday 25th June 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 16th July 2024
up to £11.60 per hour
Tyne & Wear and County Durham, North East
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 currently looking for a Peripatetic Support Worker to work flexibly across Tyneside and Durham.

 

We are looking to recruit warm, flexible and motivated individuals to provide person-centred support to people living in a range of bespoke developments in the Tyneside / Durham area. This is a fresh approach to supporting people in their own tenancies – this innovatively designed Housing with Care and Support service delivers a modern, comfortable and safe environment for people to thrive within.

 

Support Worker Duties:

  • Travelling around a large area to support people in their own tenancies,
  • Medication application and MAR Sheet completion,
  • Build and maintain warm, trusting and caring relationships with Service Users,
  • Providing respectful and dignified personal care,
  • Assist individuals with safely accessing the community and continuing personal development.

 

The services are based in North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Sunderland, Gateshead, Durham, Consett and Hartlepool. We recognise that this is a large geographical area to work across, it is essential that you can and are happy to drive. Travel expenses from the agreed nearest base will be negotiated.

Previous experience is also essential for this role, as there will be a large range of needs across the different areas that you must be able to flexibly and confidently work with.

 

Full training is provided, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care. Benefits of working with Creative Support include a probationary bonus, pension contributions, 28 days Annual Leave and company paid enhanced DBS.

 

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

Investors in People | Silver     Investing in Volunteers | Silver     Stonewall Diversity Champion       Skills for Care endorsed provider    Disability Confident Committed