Creative Support is a high quality care provider of person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. Our supported living service in Leeds provides person centred support to adults with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs
We require a motivated, hard working Senior Support Worker at our Autism Specific Service based in the Middleton Area of Leeds. You will be required to provide direct support to 4 female service users who have Autism, Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Needs in a 24 hour accommodation service.
You will be warm, motivated, energetic, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will understand the needs of individuals with Autism and how to support staff working in these environments. You will be committed to developing creative approaches and solutions to difficulties in a positive and empathic way. You will have a professional approach to work and our service users at all times and you will see yourself as an ambassador of the organization you work in.
You will be highly organized and interested in managing rota’s, supervisions, ensuring training takes place, keeping accurate records for invoicing purposes and ensuring that all service user records are an accurate reflection of the support provided. You will understand the importance of working professionally and collaboratively with families and other professionals.
You will have a person centred approach in the support you provide to the tenants and you will ensure this is implemented across the staff team with a focus on inclusion within the community, wellbeing and personal development. You will have experience and knowledge in Autism and approaches to supporting individuals on the Autistic Spectrum.
Prior experience of supervising staff is essential and relevant experience in a Support Worker role is essential. Relevant qualification is essential such as NVQ/QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2 or 3. We provide full, accredited training courses in areas such as understanding autism and communication approaches.
This role is exempt from Section 7 2e of the SDA.
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. An enhanced DBS check is required for which we pay. 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.