Recovery Support Worker
Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organisation that provides care and support to people with learning disabilities, autism spectrum conditions, mental health needs, and older people.
We are looking for a warm, caring and respectful Support Worker to join our friendly staff team in Heysham, Morecambe. At our vibrant service in Heysham, Morecambe our passionate team of Support Workers provide quality person centred support to people with autism spectrum conditions and additional learning disabilities, mental health needs and complex behaviours.
Your role will include:
• Providing support, information and guidance to service users,
• Maximising service user outcomes by encouraging personal development and independent living skills,
• Empowering service users and promote their rights,
• Collaborating with service users, families and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service,
• A willingness to work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the service.
Experience in providing care and support to people with autism spectrum conditions, and knowledge of positive behavioural support and implementing mental health recovery models is preferable but not essential. It is desirable that you hold a relevant social care qualification.
This unique and exciting opportunity in Heysham, Morecambe will provide you with an environment that encourages personal and professional development.
After successful completion of the probationary period, you will automatically be enrolled in the NVQ level 3 Health and Social Care Diploma and you will receive on-going training to best meet the needs of the service users.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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