Support Worker

Job Reference: 76941
Posted: Thursday 4th July 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 25th July 2024
Up to £11.60 per hour
Trafford, Greater Manchester
Full-Time

Are you a ‘people person’ with the commitment and person-centred values to be able to make a real difference to the lives of people with a learning disability?

We are seeking Support Workers for our Supported Living Services in Trafford. The role will involve providing personal care and personalised support to individuals to improve their health and wellbeing and to develop their quality of life and independence. This will include support with activities in the home and in the wider Trafford community, building connections and relationships with others. You will enable individuals to make choices, to have control over their lives and to enjoy opportunities for personal development. Prior experience of supporting people with a learning disability and/or autism is valuable for this Support Worker role but not essential if you have the following personal qualities and attitudes:

  • Kindness and compassion
  • Enthusiasm and creativity
  • A respectful and inclusive approach
  • A diligent and conscientious attitude
  • Ability to work positively in a team
  • The courage to question and to challenge when needed
  • Commitment to enable service users to achieve their goals
  • Willingness to keep learning and developing your own practice

You will need to be able to communicate effectively with service users and colleagues and you must have a good standard of written English in order to contribute to written records. You must be able to work shifts and to be flexible and reliable. There may be a requirement to work sleep-ins in the service user’s home to ensure their safety overnight, for which a generous allowance is paid.

We pride ourselves on our effective infection prevention and control (IPC) measures to prevent the transmission of Covid-19. To ensure your safety and the safety of the vulnerable people we support we will provide you with all necessary PPE, information and training in IPC.

We will offer you competitive salaries and good conditions of service including paid sick leave, free life assurance and employee welfare support services. We will support you with excellent training so that you can practice confidently and competently in your role as Support Worker and develop your career in social care. This will include Diplomas in Health and Social Care.

We offer choices of weekly or monthly pay.

Our services in Trafford are well supported by our friendly local office in Sale Town Centre and you will be supported by our highly motivated senior staff.

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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