Waking Night Support Worker

Job Reference: 72572
Posted: Tuesday 14th May 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 28th May 2024
£12.00 per hour
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear
Full-Time/Part-Time

How would you like to make a positive difference to someone’s life? We are keen to develop and support people to achieve their outcomes, dreams and aspirations.

Creative Support are looking to recruit a waking night support worker who is experienced in working in with people who have mental health support needs.

We are looking for a calm, resourceful and energetic individual who is well motivated, hardworking and keen to join our team.  The scheme consists of 7 self contained flats within Newcastle. The service will be part of Newcastle strategy to provide a wider range of living options for vulnerable people.  The service will support people to increase their independence and connect with their communities/develop social networks thus preventing admission into long term residential care or hospital and eventually moving back to their own homes or in a less supported environment.

  • You will provide person-centred support to tenants to take part in all aspects of everyday life and achieve their outcomes and goals
  • 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 maturity to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework to accept responsibility and to grow in confidence as a skilled practitioner supporting people who are vulnerable and may engage in risky behaviours
  • You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos

This role offers unique and challenging opportunities bringing great job satisfaction to those who are looking to make a positive difference to the lives of others. We provide relevant training including accredited health and social care diplomas through our own training academy. In addition to opportunities for personal and career development we offer good conditions of service and a supportive, hands-on management culture.

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 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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