Support Worker

Job Reference: 54816
Posted: Tuesday 21st June 2022
Closing Date: Friday 8th July 2022
Up to £9.70 per hour
Stockport, Manchester
Full-Time, 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 staff team in Bredbury, Stockport. Our service in Bredbury, Stockport provides quality care and support to six male residents aged 20-80 years with learning disabilities to grow their independence, maintain their homes and live every day to its fullest. No two days will be the same at this supported living service as we support our service users to follow their passions and engage in a range of activities including gardening, listening to music, accessing the new sensory room within the service, going out for lunch and many more! We are looking for someone with a passion for supporting these vibrant individuals as part of our friendly staff team.

Your role will include:
– Providing personal care, administering medication, manual handling and help with other domestic activities e.g. cooking and cleaning
– Encouraging service users to engage in a range of exciting social activities both within and outside their homes
– 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 hours (37.5 hours per week) or part time available, with a willingness to work flexibly according to the needs of the service which can include daytimes, evenings and weekends. Shifts can be 0700-1300, 0700-1400, 0700-1500, 1300-2100, 1400-2100, 1500-2130
No previous care experience is needed, as full training is provided by our Creative Support Training Academy, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care.
Our service in Bredbury, Stockport has great transport links. It is close to Woodley shopping precinct with easy access by bus to Stockport and Ashton-Under-Lyne, the train station is also close by.

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
– You will have the option of being paid weekly or monthly.

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 Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

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.

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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