Support Worker

Organisation
Creative Support
Reference
VAC-95572
Sector
Location
Stockport
Salary
Up to £9.20 per hour
Expiry Date
12/05/2021

Support Worker

Job Reference: 42070
Posted: Thursday 29th April 2021
Closing Date: Wednesday 12th May 2021
Up to £9.20 per hour
Reddish, Stockport
Full-Time, Part-Time

Creative Support is a non-profit provider of personalised care and support services for a wide range of service users. We are currently recruiting for confident and motivated Support Workers to join our busy supported living service in Reddish, Stockport. If you would like a rewarding role that includes working with 4 young men who have learning disabilities and autism to achieve their life goals and join the local community then we would love to hear from you.

Day-to-day tasks of the role would include:

Providing 1:1 and group support to service users
Supporting service users inside their home and out in the community (subject to covid-restrictions)
Supporting service users to retain their independence
Engaging in activities with the tenants and encouraging them to take up hobbies and achieve their personal goals
Collaborating with service users, family members and other involved professionals to provide excellent person-centred care for service users
Working as part of a team and alone inside service users’ homes
Providing respectful personal care and helping service users retain their dignity at all times

Experience of working with people who have learning disabilities and/or autism is beneficial but not essential as you will be provided with full training for the role. Our tenants enjoy a range of hobbies and interests including watching and playing football, playing snooker, listening to music, cooking and going shopping. We are looking for support workers who are active, engaged and will empower these young men to improve their independence and quality of life.

The service, located on Greg Street, is easily accessible by bus routes from Manchester and Stockport and if you’re a driver, there is free parking on-site for staff.

The shift patterns will be a mix of early and late shifts between the hours of 7am and 10pm including weekends and bank holidays.

Why you should work for us:

Creative Support is a company that cares and has recently obtained the Investors in People (IIP) Silver Award which means:

You will receive ongoing training and will be supported with any further goals you wish to achieve
You will always work in a covid-secure environment
You will be provided with PPE at all times
Priority access to the covid19 vaccine
Provision of uniforms
Free-of-charge DBS certificate
Free access to Health Assured

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