Support Worker

Job Reference: 65634
Posted: Thursday 9th May 2024
Closing Date: Friday 24th May 2024
Up to £12 per hour
Blackpool, Lancashire
Full-Time

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

Creative Support is looking for warm, reliable and proactive Relief Support Workers to join our friendly staff team in Blackpool, Lancashire. Here we provide quality care and support for service users with support needs that may include: Learning Disabilities, Autism and Epilepsy.

At our vibrant services no two days will be the same as you support our service users to enjoy life to the fullest. This could include support in employment or volunteering, accessing the local community to shop – get out and about and socialise or even just chilling out at home watching TV.  Our service users also receive support in the home to carry out daily living tasks, staff enable them to be as independent as possible whilst being on hand to help where needed.  We are looking for someone with a great sense of humour and who is looking to join a friendly and energetic staff team.

Your role will include:

  • 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 and part time hours available and a willingness to work sleep in’s, shift patterns cover early, mid and late shifts.

We are looking for candidates from all walks of life. No previous care experience is needed, just a passion for providing person-centred care and support and working in a bright, friendly environment! Full training is provided by our Creative Support Training Academy, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care.

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,
  • You can chose to be paid on a weekly or monthly basis,
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hour’s on call teams
  • Staff can apply for a Blue Light card for discounts both online and in store for many major retailers

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.

A list of all roles available can be located at: www.creativesupport.co.uk

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@creativesupport.co.uk

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

Investors in People | Silver     Investing in Volunteers | Silver     Stonewall Diversity Champion       Skills for Care endorsed provider    Disability Confident Committed