Support Worker

Job Reference: 54787
Posted: Tuesday 14th June 2022
Closing Date: Friday 1st July 2022
Up to £10.20ph based on experience and qualifications
Rugby, Warwickshire
Full-Time/Part-Time

We are looking for caring, compassionate individuals who want a rewarding career helping individuals live a fulfilled life.

Now in our 30th year, Creative Support remains a not-for-profit organisation focused on delivering an excellent standard of care and support to vulnerable people. We want you to join our passionate teams of Support Workers working with service users who have Learning Disabilities and Mental Health support needs at Lanchester Court in Rugby, Warwickshire.

We offer our Support Workers:

  • A one-off bonus of £100 upon successful completion of the 4-month probationary period.
  • Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
  • Free employee support programme
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams
  • Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and Social Care Diploma

Lanchester Court, Rugby is an exciting supported living complex for 16 people, consisting of a mixture of self-contained bungalows and town house flats within a walking distance of Rugby town centre. This is a fresh approach to supporting people in their own tenancies – this innovatively designed Housing with Care and Support service delivers a modern, comfortable and safe environment for people to thrive within. We want individuals who enjoy inspiring the people we support to enjoy opportunities for personal development and engagement within their local communities.

Whilst previous experience in a care, support or NHS role may be advantageous, we encourage applicant from all caring and considerate individuals who want to make a difference in people’s lives.

Support Worker duties include:

-Providing dignified and respectful Personal Care

-Provision of medication and supervision of medication

-Assisting Service Users with household duties such as cooking and cleaning

-Enabling out service users to lead fulfilled and valued lives

-Assisting our service users to increase their independence

If you would like more information on the role please contact Terri Groves Terri.Groves@creativesupport.co.uk

We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.

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 Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures

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.

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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