Community Support Worker

Recruiter
CREATIVE SUPPORT
Location
Barrow in Furness
Posted
16 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently expanding our well regarded, established community support team in Barrow in Furness (and surrounding areas). We are seeking warm and pro-active individuals to provide flexible re-enablement support to people with support needs (mental health/learning disability/physical health needs) to enable individuals to develop the skills to lead independent lives, promote their quality of life and personal development.

You will provide support in line with individuals assessed support needs and build trusting therapeutic relationships, working to encourage a positive life outlook and coping skills. Your role will include visiting service users in their own homes or in other settings as part of a structured approach, working closely with other professionals and agencies to provide a co-ordinated service.

The service operates 7 days per week between 7am and 10pm, 365 days a year and you will be expected to work on a rota system undertaking shift work as required. Evening and weekend work is expected (there is no night time support provision. A comprehensive range of company benefits is included. Car drivers essential.

Applications are encouraged from graduates and people with life experience as well as experienced care workers from any background seeking a fresh challenge.

What we offer…

Creative Support also offers a wide range of training courses and this will be a perfect opportunity for those who are seeking to progress in the health and social care sector as we also offer the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2 – 5.

In return we offer a wide range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction. This includes:

  • Guaranteed Contracted Hours (Full or Part Time)
  • Free life assurance
  • Pension with company contribution
  • A range of employee discounts
  • Free welfare/counselling service
  • Company sick pay

You will also receive a mileage allowance and will be provided with travel time to and from your support visits.

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