Senior Support Worker

Job Reference: 72277
Posted: Saturday 18th November 2023
Closing Date: Saturday 2nd December 2023
up to £11.60 per hour
Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside


We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Senior Support Worker to lead our fantastic team of staff in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Tameside. Our service supports 4 gentleman who have learning disabilities within their own home. As a Senior Support Worker, you will assist with the coordination and delivery of outcome-focused support to service users.

You will be positive about supporting people with learning disabilities to increase their independence and promote life skills. Our service users enjoy a range of activities, such as swimming, gardening, walking and movie nights.

Your role will include:

  • Developing and leading the team, enabling service users to have a high quality of life and to be valued members of the local community
  • Shift co-ordination and assisting the management team
  • Providing personal care, administering medication and lone working

At least one years’ experience in providing care and support to people with support needs is essential for this role. You must also hold or be willing to work towards the NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care.

You must be warm, well organised, and conscientious and demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills. You will be required to work on a rota, undertaking early, late and weekend duties as required.

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

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 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 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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