Support Worker

Job Reference: 65409
Posted: Tuesday 14th November 2023
Closing Date: Tuesday 28th November 2023
Up to £11.10 per hour
Cookridge, Leeds

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people living in a supported living service in Cookridge, North Leeds? This service is in the beautiful rural location of Cookridge, just a few miles away from Horsforth. It is easily accessible by car, bus routes from Leeds centre and from Horsforth train station.

Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. Our supported living service in Cookridge provides person-centred support to young adults who have learning disabilities, some of whom are on the autistic spectrum and have complex needs.

We are looking for caring, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated, hardworking and keen to join our friendly team. We are looking for people to provide person centred care and to support people in all aspects of everyday life and to enjoy a wide range of activities – Including support with personal care and domestic tasks as well as community activities such as walking, swimming and going to the gym. We will also value the personal skills and interests you bring to the role and to the lives of service users, such as sports, outdoor pursuits, creative arts, music and cooking; to name but a few!

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 goals, wishes and aspirations. Supporting people to live fulfilled and happy lives will provide you with a great experience to enable you to develop skills which can underpin a successful career in adult social care and to grow in confidence as a skilled practitioner.

Do you feel you may need training? Don’t worry we will provide it all as we provide all relevant training specific to the service as well as offering including accredited health and social care diplomas through our own training academy. We have career development opportunities we offer good conditions of service and a supportive, hands-on management culture.

What types of shifts are at this service? We have many shifts patterns at this service including mornings, afternoons and evening, weekend shifts, sleep-ins and waking nights. You will be required to work in a flexible manner on a rota but we have all varied contracts available so please discuss this during interview (and or include within your application. We also have some service users with cars so drivers are welcome but not essential.

This is a role which can be enjoyed by people who are committed to making a positive difference, including experienced care workers, graduates and people looking for a stimulating career path into social care. We pay on either a Monthly or Weekly basis so you can chose what best suits you.

Flexible and Relief Positions are also available.

We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBT+ community.

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 can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.

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 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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