Senior Support Worker

Job Reference: 76763
Posted: Tuesday 14th May 2024
Closing Date: Wednesday 29th May 2024
Up to £12.20 per hour
Consett, Durham

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are currently looking for a Senior Support Worker to join our team at our Durham Service in Consett.

We are currently looking for dedicated, proactive, ambitious and caring individuals to help supervise our team at our high quality supported living scheme, located in Consett Durham.

You would be responsible for developing and organising the scheme, supervising a team of staff to provide person centered care and support and also support our service users enabling them to lead fulfilling and valued lives, maintain their tenancies, participate in their local community, develop independent living skills and achieve their personal goals and desired outcomes. The supported living services operates 24/7 with sleep overs. Knowledge of CQC reporting is useful but not mandatory as training can be given.

Senior Support Worker Duties:

  • Work with our Positive Behaviour Support framework,
  • Build and maintain warm, trusting and caring relationships with Service Users,
  • Medication support for service users and medication supervision for staff,
  • Develop and organise the service to maintain flexible and high quality care,
  • Supervise and manage a team of staff within the service in fulfilling their role, including performing staff supervisions and organising rotas.

Experience within care and support is needed for this role as you will be both providing effective support and leading a team in providing support also.  You will be working from our Durham Road service just outside of Consett.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • Free 24/7 counselling and employee support program
  • Choice of weekly or monthly pay
  • A wide range of training courses to further your personal and professional development, this will include managerial training
  • Competitive pay, pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave, with holiday bonus after two years of service
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams


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:

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.

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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 Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS

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