Support Worker

Job Reference: 43216
Posted: Friday 4th June 2021
Closing Date: Friday 25th June 2021
Up to £9.10 per hour
Chorley, Lancashire
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 are currently looking to add a Support Worker to our team in Chorley, Lancashire.

We are looking for calm, resourceful and energetic Support Workers who are well motivated, hardworking and keen to join our friendly team at our service in Chorley, Lancashire. The service in Chorley is a three bedroom supported living service for adults with learning disabilities and other support needs e.g. physical support needs. You will have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. We will value the personal skills and interests you bring to the role and to the lives of service users, such as sports, walking and outdoor pursuits, creative arts, music and cooking; to name but a few!

Support Worker Duties:

– To enable service users to become as independent as possible and to grow in confidence, competence and personal effectiveness in areas such as social skills/relationships, daily living skills, social, leisure, work activities and many more,
– Provide excellent, respectful and consistent personal care,
– Help with domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, shopping and laundry,
– Communicate with service users and their families to co-produce the best plans for care and help promote a unified approach
– Willing to work flexibly according to the needs of the service, to include days, evenings , weekends and sleep-ins

You will have the opportunity to undertake the responsible role of being a Key Worker/Co-worker. This will enable you to plan alongside members of the person’s circle of support to enable individuals to be happy, healthy and to be successful in achieving their wishes and aspirations. Together we set meaningful and aspirational goals, which Key Workers have a particular responsibility to work towards. This will provide you with a great experience to enable you to develop skills, which can underpin a successful career in adult social care.

The ability to support people who can express their needs through challenging behaviour at times is essential. Experience is desirable, but not an essential requirement for this role as we provide relevant training including accredited health and social care diplomas through our own training academy.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

– Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,
– Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate,
– 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 hour’s teams.

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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