Support Worker

Job Reference: 56021
Posted: Thursday 23rd June 2022
Closing Date: Tuesday 12th July 2022
Up to £9.60 per hour
Redcar, North Yorkshire
Part-Time

Are you looking for a diverse role that is fun, stimulating and rewarding every day?

Creative Support is looking for a warm, reliable and proactive Support Worker to join our friendly and passionate support team in Redcar, North Yorkshire. At this service we provide excellent care and support to 25 residents with a range of support needs, including learning disabilities, mental health needs, Autism and older individuals. We are a supported living and floating support service, visiting people in their own homes and encouraging them to access their community. No two days will be the same at this service, we support a diverse range of people who love to engage in a wide range of exciting activities. You will not be required to provide personal care or administer medication.

Your role will include:

  • Encouraging service users to engage in a range of exciting social activities both within and outside their homes
  • Working on key worker files and passing on key information to the team for the next visit
  • Developing warm and trusting relationships with service users and their families enabling them to enjoy their time at the service to the fullest
  • Full time and part time hours available, to be worked flexibly according to the needs of the service. Shifts vary, ranging from 8am until 5pm Monday – Friday, with short shifts over the weekends
  • Being a car driver with business insurance is essential for this role

We are looking for Support Workers with excellent communication and listening skills, a willingness to learn and a passion for providing person-centred care and support in a bright and friendly environment. Previous care experience is preferred, but not essential for this role.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • A one-off bonus of £100 upon successful completion of the 4-month probationary period
  • Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
  • Free employee support programme
  • 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

We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBT+ community.

We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.

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.

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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