Senior Support Worker

Job Reference: 71785
Posted: Monday 22nd April 2024
Closing Date: Monday 6th May 2024
up to £23,790 per hour
Withington, Greater Manchester

Are you interested in mental health recovery, do you have leadership qualities? Are you interested to develop your skills with the support of experienced managers and working alongside a great team.


We are looking to welcome a Senior Support Worker (more than one role available) within our South Manchester mental health recovery services in Withington. Full time or part available.

Minimum of 22.5 hours. Flexible work pattern on rota planned well in advance.


We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, organised and caring individual with leadership qualities to support people to move on to greater independence.


This post is an ideal opportunity to become involved in dynamic and varied recovery services that give real job satisfaction whilst utilising your experience in a senior position. You will have excellent line management support so this is a great opportunity for a first time management positon.  Creative Support has been delivering mental health services in South Manchester for nearly 30 years. You will be part of the team that embodies that experience whilst contribute to your valued skills to our future development.  You will be given full training to do the role and bespoke training in all aspects of the mental health services in Manchester including trauma informed care.


Practically you will support a range of people with Mental health needs to enjoy independence, choice, work towards recovery and gain quality of life. The role will involve practical assistance with daily living and support and develop a wide range of activities that promote well being. You will work flexible shifts on a rota, which in planned well in advance ,  to meet individual needs in a personalised way.  Experience of supervising staff is desirable. Prior experience and possession of a relevant qualification is desirable.


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:

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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