Senior Support Worker

Job Reference: 78323
Posted: Wednesday 3rd April 2024
Closing Date: Monday 22nd April 2024
Up to £12.20 per hour
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Full-Time/Part-Time

We are looking to welcome a new Senior Support Worker into our busy and dynamic mental health team. We work across all our Bradford services, ensuring positive mental health and housing related support in a personalised way, to build and maintain independence. The successful candidate will engage with service users and build trusting therapeutic relationships.

This Senior Support Worker role will be to support in the leadership of the team, to provide individualised person-centred support to people with support needs living in their own homes. You and your team will enable them to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life, participate in the community and develop their abilities as fully as possible.

You will have a warm, caring nature, and a commitment to making a positive difference to people’s lives. It is expected that you will work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the Bradford service.

If you have excellent interpersonal skills and if you are supportive, proactive, responsible, good at motivating people and an excellent listener then we would like to hear from you.

Experience of management in the care and support sector is preferred.  Good written communication is also important. We appreciate flexibility from all our staff, therefore we also offer flexible working hours. It is a large team and we are looking for a diverse range of skills.

Due to the nature of the role, it is essential that you are a car driver.

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 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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