Senior Support Worker

Job Reference: 68888
Posted: Wednesday 26th June 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 18th July 2024
Up to £12.50 per hour
Preston, Lancashire
Full-Time

We are looking for a motivated, resourceful and experienced individual to work in our Intensive Support Services in Preston. We support service users who have a range of needs including learning disabilities and intensive support needs.  These are fantastic services that enable 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 intensive 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 vibrant homely services where we adopt a Positive Behaviour Support Model with input from our dedicated PBS Team.

Your role will include:

  • Providing respectful personal care, administering medication and supporting service users 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 such as the PBS Team
  • 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.

Car Driver would be preferable.

Vacancy Reference Number: 68888

Applications for this role must be submitted via the Creative Support website using the above vacancy reference number

 

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.

 

We are a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organization – Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold awarded.

 

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme

 

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

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