Female Support Worker

Creative Support
Up to £9.10 per hour
Expiry Date

Female Support Worker

Job Reference: 38490
Posted: Thursday 1st April 2021
Closing Date: Friday 16th April 2021
Up to £9.10 per hour
Northenden, Manchester
Full-Time, Part-Time

Creative Support is a national, fast-growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are seeking individuals to join one of our South Manchester 24-hour supported accommodation services in Northenden.

We are looking for respectful, warm and enthusiastic individuals to work at our South Manchester service which provide person-centered support to individuals with mental health needs. The service is a supported environment for 5 women who have diagnosed mental health needs. The service works in a person-centred and recovery-focused way to support each person to achieve personal goals and move on from the service to greater independence. We need people who have a real interest in the social care sector and are seeking to work in services that have recovery-based approaches. You will be part of a team and receive supervision throughout the probationary process to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed. As well as providing direct care and support, you will have the opportunity to act as a Key Worker supporting people to achieve their dreams and ambitions.

Support Worker Duties:

Shift work including evenings, weekends and bank holidays,
Developing and sustaining warm and trusting relationships with service users,
Carrying out general administrative duties and housing management tasks.
Operating our online system to evidence the work you undertake with people in the community
Administering medication
Communicating and building relationships with service users’ family, support network and involved professionals.

Although we value relevant experience of supporting people with mental health needs, you do not need to have prior experience if you can demonstrate a ‘can-do approach’, person-centred values, energy and commitment. You will have a strong work ethic and duty of care and be able to contribute to a positive team approach.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,
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,
Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and Social Care Diploma.

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