Support Worker

Job Reference: 74906
Posted: Monday 8th July 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 23rd July 2024
Up to £12.00 per hour based upon experience
Tudhoe, County Durham
Full-Time/Part-Time

Creative Support is a high quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs including, individuals with a learning disability and other needs. Employing over 5,200 staff members, we are continuing to grow at a fast pace nationally and are looking for dedicated, caring Support Workers to join our staff team in your local Tudhoe area.

We are looking for confident, strong and calm individuals around Durham to work in our Tudhoe Supported Living Service to provide person centred support to 5 service users who have a learning disability, autism and complex needs so that they can experience a wide range of opportunities for personal development.

You will have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. You will have the confidence to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework, to accept responsibility and to develop as a skilled practitioner. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.

Support Workers are to cover a 24hr rota pattern, which includes sleep-ins, as part of a friendly, motivated team.

Car drivers are preferable as there is an opportunity to drive service user’s cars to participate in activities in the Tudhoe community.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • 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

 

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

 

Vacancy Reference Number: 74906

Applications for this role must be submitted via the Creative Support website using the above vacancy reference number

 

Full training is provided, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care. Benefits of working with Creative Support include a probationary bonus, pension contributions, 28 days Annual Leave and company paid enhanced DBS.

 

We are a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organization – Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold awarded.

 

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme