Support Worker

Job Reference: 80221
Posted: Tuesday 16th April 2024
Closing Date: Friday 10th May 2024
Up to £12.00 per hour
Thatto Heath, St Helens
Full-Time, Part-Time

Are you looking for an employer who genuinely cares about their staff members? Are you ready to start a new career in adult social care? Are you interested in working in a newly developed bespoke service?

The service is a newly developed, specialist supported accommodation service for seven adults with learning disabilities and/or autism. The service will provide 24 hour support and will comprises of seven newly built one bedroomed apartments. The housing provider has gone to great lengths to ensure that the accommodation is of a high specification to fully support individuals needs.

Our new service in Thatto Heath, Heathside, St Helens has excellent local commuter routes, public transport access and community services, close to shops and local amenities.

You would be part of a brand new team providing person centred care and support to people living in their own bespoke apartments in St Helens. The individuals will have diverse needs which include, learning disabilities, and some behaviours that challenge. All new starters will receive appropriate training, supervision mentoring.

The role involves supporting individuals with their tenancies, daily living skills and accessing a wide range of community support. You will support people to plan their days and achieve goals and individual aspirations.

Each day is different undertaking the role of a support worker. A support worker supports individuals to achieve their personal goals no matter how big or small. It is assisting individuals to live a full and worthwhile life. It is about promoting choice, encouraging healthy lifestyles, cooking nice meals, supporting individual to be valued members of the community, supporting to maintain good heath, supporting to engage with family. A support worker is really an amazing opportunity to assist an individual to live the best life possible.

Support Worker Responsibilities:

• Providing direct person centred support to individuals, following bespoke support plans, supporting individuals to be independent and to encourage individuals to develop new skills.
• Build trusting relationships and rapports with individuals.
• Be a positive role model.
• Empowering service users to make choices and promoting their rights.
• A willingness to work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the service.
• Have a positive attitude and be able to work well within a team.

Previous experience is not required, as full training is provided. This position is ideal for people looking to develop both personally and professionally.

You will have the choice to be paid weekly or monthly. We offer contracts from 37.5 hours up to 48 hours per week. We can offer both weekly and monthly pay.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:
We offer all employees competitive pay and a pension contribution in addition to 28 days annual leave. As an employer that is committed to the professional development of our staff we also support our care staff to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and pay for your enhanced DBS. Additional benefits include enhanced maternity leave, employee support programmes and an additional day of leave each year on or around your Birthday.

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 accept fully completed applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK, we do not accept CV’s as a form of

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 do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

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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