Senior Support Worker

Recruiter
Creative Support Ltd
Location
Dudley
Salary
15551.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Creative Support is a non-profit provider of personalised care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are recruiting a Senior Support Worker for our Supported Living Service for people with learning disabilities and complex health needs in Dudley.

We are looking for an experienced practitioner to work with people with learning disabilities in Dudley. Your role will include:

  • Providing practical and emotional support to people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and complex health needs
  • Identifying and accessing opportunities for social inclusion with service users
  • Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users
  • Supporting and supervising staff, and deploying staff resources effectively to meet the needs of the service
  • Assisting the line manager with the day-to-day running of the service

Experience of working with people with learning disabilities is essential for this role. Managerial experience is desirable, but not essential.

You will be expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, and bank holidays.

This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training regarding the service user group you work with, managerial qualifications, and training regarding changes to the law governing social care.

We do not accept CV 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, 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.

Closing Date: 07 June 2017