Senior Support Worker

Posted 3 days ago by Creative Support Ltd
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£9.70 per hour
Leeds , West Yorkshire
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Creative Support is a national, fast growing, not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are currently looking for a Senior Support Worker to join our friendly staff team in Cookridge, Leeds.

We are looking for a passionate, motivated and enthusiastic Senior Support Worker to join our service in Cookridge, Leeds which provides quality care and support to individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs. The role of the Senior Support Worker includes providing one to one or two to one support to the individuals who live there. The successful candidate should be able to remain a positive role model at all times.

Your role will include:

  • Providing excellent personal care, administer medication, hoisting and lifting and help residents with domestic tasks such as cooking/cleaning
  • Encourage residents to follow their passions and take part in a range of exciting activities such as visiting the theatre and cinema, visiting the daycentre, swimming, meals out, and many more!
  • Attending regular senior team meetings, and supporting the House Senior in the running of house specific team meetings
  • Participate in our Local On Call
  • Willingness to work flexibly according to the needs of the service, this may include sleep ins

You must have up to one year’s previous care experience to be considered for this role.

Our vibrant service in Cookridge is located on a main bus route from Leeds and is approximately 30 minutes’ drive from the city centre. There is also a train station 1.4 miles away.

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

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 Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

We expect all applicants to Creative Support to have had at least their first Covid 19 vaccination prior to starting employment with us and to be committed to having the second vaccination within a 3 month period.

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