Creative Support is a non profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. Our supported living service in Bolton provides person centred support to adults on the Autism Spectrum and who may also have learning disabilities and complex needs.
We are looking for a warm, caring individual who are committed to providing person centred support and care to people with autism spectrum conditions and additional needs. Your role will include:
• Providing respectful personal care, practical and emotional support to service users
• Supporting service users to develop independent living skills and community inclusion
• Managing behaviour which challenges services in line with training you will receive
Experience in providing care and support to people with autism spectrum conditions, and knowledge of positive behavioural support and implementing mental health recovery models is preferable but not essential. It is desirable that you hold a relevant social care qualification.
It is expected that you will work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the service. Being a car driver is essential for this role.
This unique and challenging opportunity will provide you with an environment that encourages personal and professional development. After successful completion of the probationary period, you will automatically be enrolled in the NVQ level 3 Health and Social Care Diploma and you will receive on-going training to best meet the needs of the service users. Exempt from section 7 2e of the SDA.
Applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. You may attach a CV if you wish to support your application but CVs alone will not be accepted. An enhanced DBS check is required, which Creative Support pays for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by us. We do not accept 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. Please note applications will be shortlisted as they are received and we may contact you before the closing date to arrange an interview.
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