Support Worker

Job Reference: 68799
Posted: Monday 3rd June 2024
Closing Date: Monday 17th June 2024
Up to £12.00 per hour
Accrington, Lancashire
Full-Time/Part-Time

Are you a kind, energetic and passionate person looking for a career in the Mental Health Sector?

We are currently looking for a caring individual to join our dedicated staff team as a Support Worker in Accrington, Lancashire.

We provide quality, personalised care and support to service users with mental health needs in their own homes, in the community or in a supported living scheme. You will support service users to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life at home and within the community. Some of the activities our service users enjoy are meals out, swimming, cooking and baking, exercising, arts and crafts and gardening. No two days will be the same!

 

Support Worker Duties:

  • To enable service users to become as independent as possible and to grow in confidence, competence and personal effectiveness in areas such as social skills/relationships, daily living skills, social, leisure, finances and work activities
  • Administrating medication
  • To promote the self-esteem, happiness and emotional health of service users

Previous care and support experience is not essential for this role, as full training is provided. This role is the perfect opportunity for someone seeking to start a career in the mental health sector.

Our service has great public transport links, with Accrington train station only a 3-minute walk away.

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.

 

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

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