Support Worker

Job Reference: 80395
Posted: Thursday 4th July 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 30th July 2024
Up to £12.00 per hour
Bedford, Bedfordshire

We are currently looking for Residential Support Workers to join our established team in Bedford, Bedfordshire located off of Goldington Road. Our residential support workers provide care and support for 5 individuals with learning and physical disabilities, and other needs to enjoy an excellent quality of life in this residential care home. If you would like the rewarding role of working with people who have learning disabilities to achieve their life goals and join the local community then we would love to hear from you.

The service is located 10 minutes from Bedford town centre off of the Goldington Road and near to Goldington Green. There is free onsite and on-street parking for staff and good transport links via the Number 10 and 27 buses. The service is a large bungalow with an expansive garden which the individuals love to spend time in during the warmer weather.

Individuals living at the service are sociable and active and enjoy lots of interaction with their staff. They enjoy spending quality time with the staff team at the service and out in the community. Examples of activities include walks around the local area, going shopping, sensory activities, shopping in the town centre, day trips out, visiting arts and crafts, and board games.

Support Worker duties include:

  • Providing respectful and dignified personal care including the administration of medication
  • Working shifts which include evenings, weekends and bank holidays
  • Supporting service users with the activities they enjoy, such as bowling and going on walks around the Bedford area
  • Supporting individuals to manage all aspects of their home environment and ensure it is reflective of their personal tastes and preferences
  • Support with budgeting and finances, cooking and meal preparation

Experience is not essential for this role as full training will be provided. However, you must be able to demonstrate a warm and caring personality with a positive and proactive approach to the role. We welcome applications from experienced practitioners, graduates and individuals looking to pursue a career in social care.

Vacancy Reference Number: 80395

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 award.

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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