Support Worker

Job Reference: 76930
Posted: Thursday 4th July 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 23rd July 2024
Up to £12.00 per hour
Braintree, Essex

We are seeking energetic and imaginative Support Workers, both part and full time, to assist in the delivery of our specialist Supported Living service in Braintree, Essex. One aspect of the role will include driving clients regularly, therefore it is essential for candidates to be in possession of a full UK driving license.

Our Braintree service is commissioned under the Transforming Care Agenda, which aims to support people with learning disabilities and/or autism to move on from hospital environments. We assist people with a range of complex support needs, including mental health, forensic background, and behaviours which may distress/challenge.

We are looking to recruit warm, proactive Support Workers who demonstrate person-centred values and who believe they can empower people with a learning disability to transform their lives. We welcome applications from people whose passion lies in making a difference for others, and who thrive on thinking outside the box and coming up with new and innovative ways of supporting people who may struggle with conventional models of support.

The Braintree service requires flexibility across the week and your working time will involve various shifts, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays. A high level of motivation and personal commitment is required, along with demonstrable skills in engaging service users in planning their support. You will be allocated to a tenant’s Core Team based on your compatibility with the individual, taking into consideration personality, shared interests, and wherever possible the individual’s goals and aspirations. You must enjoy good health and be able to carry out all expected care and daily living tasks. You will have a choice of weekly or monthly pay.

Vacancy Reference Number: 78387

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

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.

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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 Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS

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