Support Worker

Recruiter
CREATIVE SUPPORT
Location
Trimdon Grange
Salary
Up to £7.85 per hour based upon experience
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Creative Support is a high quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs including, individuals with a learning disability and other needs. Employing over 5,200 staff members, we are continuing to grow at a fast pace nationally and are looking for dedicated, caring individuals to join our staff team in your local area.

We are looking for confident, strong and calm individuals around Durham to work in our Trimdon Grange Supported Living Service to provide person centred support to service users who have a learning disability and complex needs so that they can experience a wide range of opportunities for personal development.

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.

These posts are to cover a 24hr rota pattern, which includes sleep-ins, as part of a friendly, motivated team.

Car drivers are preferable as there is an opportunity to drive service user’s cars to participate in activities in the community.

Creative Support also offers a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Full and part time hours
  • QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2, 3 or 5
  • Free life assurance
  • Pension with company contribution

A range of employee discounts

Applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. You may attach a CV if you wish to support your application but CVs alone will not be accepted. An enhanced DBS check is required, which Creative Support pays for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by us. We do not accept contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website. Please note applications will be shortlisted as they are received and we may contact you before the closing date to arrange an interview.

Closing Date: 06 December 2017