Senior Support Worker

Job Reference: 42849
Posted: Monday 11th October 2021
Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd November 2021
Up to £9.70 per hour
Wythenshawe, Manchester

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We have a new exciting role for a Senior Support Worker to join our team in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester.

We are looking for a motivated, resourceful and experienced individual to work at our learning disabilities supported living service in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester. At our attractive, two build service in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester we provide quality care and support to 12 residents with a range of needs, including learning disabilities and complex health needs. This is a fantastic service that enables great outcomes for the people we support.

We are looking for staff who have the commitment and dedication to go the extra mile to enable people to achieve their personal goals. We provide an empowering model of support to individuals with learning and physical support needs, enabling them to lead fulfilling and happy lives. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to be involved in the running of a vibrant homely service.

Your role will include:

• Providing respectful personal care, administering medication and supporting residents with daily domestic tasks such as cooking/cleaning,
• Maximise service user outcomes by working closely with the service user, their family and friends, staff and involved professionals,
• Developing and managing staff, including staff training, supervision and appraisal,
• Supporting managers with business planning and service developments,
• Supporting managers Quality Assurance and CQC compliance

A minimum of two years’ experience of providing care and support to people support needs and a level 3 in Health and Social Care is essential. You should have experience of supporting and supervising a staff team. You must be willing to work flexibly on a rota according to the needs of the service including sleep-ins.

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 Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

We expect all applicants to Creative Support to have had at least their first Covid 19 vaccination prior to starting employment with us and to be committed to having the second vaccination within a 3 month period.

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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