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Female Waking Night Support Worker
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Female Waking Night Support Worker

Posted 14 February by Creative Support Ltd
Salary icon £11.70 per hour
Location icon St. Helens , Merseyside

We can only accept fully completed applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK, we do not accept CV’s as a form of application – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme

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

Creative Support is looking for warm, caring and proactive individuals to provide person centred care and support at our respite service in the St Helens area. Thyme Lodge is a beautiful modern detached house in the heart of a residential area of Clockface in St Helens. The house is built over 2 floors with 5 en-suite bedrooms, communal lounge, conservatory, sensory room and an open plan kitchen and diner.

This service provides planned respite care to adults aged 18 years and over with learning disabilities, mental health support needs and physical and sensory disabilities. You will be responsible for providing our service users with personalised care and support in a relaxed homely environment, allowing users to develop and sustain new friendships whilst learning new skills. This role offers two 10pm-10am evening shifts per week.

No two days will be the same at this service as we support our service users to follow their passions and engage in a range of stimulating activities. Annual events are also held at the service which include summer fayres, BBQ’s, Christmas parties and lots more!

Support Worker Duties:

  • A commitment to making a positive difference in individuals’ lives,
  • Develop and sustain warm and trusting relationships with service users,
  • Carry out general administrative duties and housing management tasks,
  • Provide support to individuals with domestic tasks and daily living skills such as cooking, cleaning, housework and other personal care,
  • Some shifts may be lone working, although generally we work as part of a small team and have an on-site management team who complete shifts as part of their rota.

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.

The service is located within a 15 minute walk of Lea Green train station and there are several bus routes that pass by from the St Helens area. There is also parking on site for staff and due to the nature of the role a valid driver’s license is essential.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme
  • Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate
  • Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
  • You can chose to be paid on a weekly or monthly basis

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures

We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed.

‘Gender is considered to be an occupational requirement – Equality Act 2010’

Reference: 42647243

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