Support Worker

Job Reference: 42264
Posted: Monday 7th June 2021
Closing Date: Tuesday 29th June 2021
Up to £9.20 per hour
Horsforth, Leeds
Full-Time

Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organization which provides care and support to people with learning disabilities, autism spectrum conditions, mental health needs, and older people. We have a supported living service in the Horsforth area of Leeds which provides Supported Living for individuals who have a Mental Health needs, Autism, Learning Disabilities and Complex Needs.

We are looking for warm, caring individuals to provide person centred support to adults with Mental Health and Learning Disabilities, in the Horsforth area of Leeds.

Support Worker Duties:

• Providing practical and emotional support to adults with Mental Health and Learning Disabilities.
• Maximizing service user outcomes by promoting independence and social inclusion
• Encouraging service users to be involved in decisions regarding their care and lives
• Collaborate with service users, their families and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service.
• Develop risk management plans in line with MDT and Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Services
• Maximize and develop communication plans for services users.

The Support worker role will be required to work as part of the team to provide individualised person centred support to people with support needs, living in their own homes; to enable them to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life, to participate in the community and to develop their abilities as fully as possible.

You will have a warm, caring nature, and a commitment to making a positive difference in people’s lives. It is expected that you will work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the service.

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 hours 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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