Support Worker

Recruiter
CREATIVE SUPPORT
Location
Sunderland
Salary
up to £7.70ph based on experience
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
14 Dec 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for calm, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated, hardworking and keen to join our friendly team in Sunderland.

The Sunderland Service covers two supported living houses in the Houghton-Le-Spring and Hendon areas which provide 24 hour support to our Service Users.

Service Users are supported with all aspects of daily living including medication, cooking and personal care. The service operates on a sleep over basis and additional double cover provided to support service users to activities and appointments. One Service User is supported twenty four hours a day. There is a telecare system in place should staff require support when lone working.

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. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.

We are looking to recruit people who enjoy a challenging and rewarding job and who wish to develop through the training packages that we offer.

We do not accept CVs as a form of application, 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.