Senior Support Worker

Job Reference: 43267
Posted: Thursday 17th June 2021
Closing Date: Thursday 8th July 2021
Up to £9.70 per hour
Northenden, Manchester
Full-Time

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 Northenden, Greater Manchester.

We are looking for a motivated, resourceful and experienced Senior Support Worker to work at our mental health supported living service in Northenden, Greater Manchester. We provide an empowering model of support to individuals with mental health 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, which is home to five male service users with varying support needs. No two days will be the same as our service users love to engage in a range of exciting activities such as movie nights, gardening, walking, board games and many more!

Your Senior Support Worker 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 with mental health 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.

This friendly service is based in Northenden, Greater Manchester just off Princess Parkway. It has great public transport links as we are close to the motorway and to the 101 and 43 bus route from Manchester. We are near the Airport Hotel down a small private avenue

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

– Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,
– Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,
– Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff,
– 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.

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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