Support Worker – Creative Support – Huddersfield

Creative Support

Job details
Posting date: 16 January 2023
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Up to £10.10 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 31 January 2023
Location: Longwood, Huddersfield
Company: Creative Support
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 60618

Summary
Are you looking for a diverse role that is fun, stimulating and rewarding every day?

Creative Support are looking for warm, enthusiastic and motivated Support Workers to join our team providing support to people living in our supported housing development in Longwood, Huddersfield. At this vibrant service in Longwood, Huddersfield we provide quality care and support to individuals with a range of support needs including learning disabilities, mental health support needs and physical disabilities.

As Support Worker, you will be passionate about providing personalised support, based around activities that include; daily living tasks such as cooking, cleaning, laundry; supporting people to meet their personal care needs; and enabling people to safely access their local community. You will be required to work effectively as part of a team to provide person centred support in a consistent manner to promote independence, inclusion, wellbeing and personal development. No two days will be the same at this service, as service users love to engage in a wide range of activities within the home and out in the community!

Our service in Huddersfield has recently been assessed by CQC as ‘Outstanding’ at being ‘responsive to meeting people’s needs and helping them achieve and celebrate goals relating to their health, independence and social lives’.

Your role will include:

• Providing excellent, respectful personal care, administering medication and manual handling
• Encouraging service users to engage in a range of exciting social activities both within and outside their homes
• Developing warm and trusting relationships with service users and their families enabling them to enjoy their time at the service to the fullest
• Full time hours (37.5 hours per week), to be worked flexibly according to the needs of the service to include daytimes, evenings, weekends and bank holidays. You may be required to work sleep in shifts

We are looking for candidates from all walks of life. No previous care experience is needed, just a passion for providing person-centred care and support and working in a bright, friendly environment! Full training is provided by our Creative Support Training Academy, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

• A one-off bonus of £100 upon successful completion of the 4-month probationary period
• Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave
• Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
• Free employee support programme
• All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams
• Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and Social Care Diploma

We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBT+ community.

We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.

We would encourage candidates to apply to this post as soon as possible. If we receive a large number of applications we may process these prior to the deadline.

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