Support Worker

Job Reference: 72600
Posted: Tuesday 25th June 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 16th July 2024
up to £11.60 per hour
Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Creative Support are looking for a compassionate, positive and creative individual to join our supportive and dedicated team! We would love to hear from people who have the genuine passion and drive to want to make a positive difference in people’s lives. We welcome people with a wide range of previous experience or no experience at all, as our superb training and induction process will give all successful applicants the best, appropriate level of support.


The successful candidate will be supporting an engaging lady with learning disabilities and a range of interests. The lady that uses our service is blind and enjoys a variety of activities from shopping, afternoon tea, music, trips out visiting new places and chatting the day away! If you think you would be a great addition to this caring and nurturing service, we would welcome you to apply!


No two days will be the same whilst supporting this lady within a rural and picturesque Supported Living Services in Pontesbury, Shropshire. You will be enabling her to live a fulfilling and independent life at home and out in the community, achieving her own goals and aspirations for life and promoting her emotional well-being.  As an integral member of the team you will also get involved with assisting her with day to day living duties, such as budgeting, shopping, and supporting with medication and any personal care she may require.


We require drivers for this position.



Full training is provided, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care.


Benefits of working with Creative Support:


We offer all employees competitive pay and a pension contribution in addition to 28 days annual leave. As an employer that is committed to the professional development of our staff we also support our care staff to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and pay for your enhanced DBS. Additional benefits include enhanced maternity leave, employee support programmes and an additional day of leave each year on or around your Birthday.


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.