Support Worker

Job Reference: 46020
Posted: Thursday 15th July 2021
Closing Date: Thursday 5th August 2021
Up to £9.30 per hour
Billingham, Durham
Full-Time

Do you like a challenge? If so we are looking for Support Workers who are confident, outgoing, fun and resilient to join our Lunedale Road supported living team.

The service users at Lunedale Road are looking for support staff who can cook, enjoy arts and crafts and who don’t mind being outdoors whatever the weather! The service users require staff who are able to adapt quickly and think on their feet to provide person-centred support.

The service users at Lunedale Road have a learning disability; mental health needs; Autism and/or some behaviour that challenge, experience is advantageous but not essential. The Service is provided in 3 bungalows to 5 adults aged between 18 and 72 years of age on a 1-1 basis; 3 clients require 2-1 support when out in the community.

A clean manual driving licence is essential alongside a willingness to drive service users’ cars.

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.
This post is to cover a 24hr rota pattern, which may include waking night support, as part of a friendly, motivated team.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

• Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,
• Full and part time hours,
• Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate,
• Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,
• Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff,
• All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hours teams.

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 Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

Application Instructions:

In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.

You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk 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.

If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.

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

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