Support Worker

Job Reference: 76929
Posted: Thursday 4th July 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 23rd July 2024
Up to £11.60 per hour
South Shields, Tyne and Wear
Full-Time/Part-Time

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are looking for warm and caring individuals to join our friendly staff team in South Shields, South Tyneside.

You will support adults with a learning disability to live full, fun and active lives. No experience is required as full training is given. You will have skills in positive communication, engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.

Support Worker duties:

  • Providing person-centred care and support to reach personal goals
  • Support with personal care and medication
  • Attend appointments
  • Support with meals, prepping and planning
  • Ensure access to local activities and participation in the local community including trips out locally, supporting with events held within services and promoting local social opportunities.

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, 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

Investors in People | Silver     Investing in Volunteers | Silver     Stonewall Diversity Champion       Skills for Care endorsed provider    Disability Confident Committed