Support Worker

Up to £7.70ph based on experience
02 Dec 2017
05 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Have you got the drive and determination to succeed in the role of Support Worker, resourceful and energetic to work alongside the senior team in achieving our aims with the day to day management responsibilities of our complex supported living service in the Jarrow area of Tyneside?

Woodside Close service in South Tyneside operates over 3 units. The unit at Woodside Close is home to 6 service users-2 female and 4 male. The service has 7 bungalows. Service Users receive support with personal care, medication, positive behaviour support, accessing the community and all other daily living tasks.

Inverness Road is the home of 1 gentleman who has access to 1:1 support-medication, health management, accessing the local community.

Crusade walk is the home of 1 lady who has access to 1:1 support with all aspects of personal care, health management, medication, accessing the local community.

You will provide person-centred care and support to tenants to take part in all aspects of every day life and to enjoy a wide range of activities. 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.

You will need to be flexible and able to deliver support in all aspects of daily living and personal care in a dignified manner. The service provides support to meet individualised needs and does require shift work, which includes contributing to a 24hr rota which includes sleepovers.

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 CV's as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required for which we pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency, all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing 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.