The Penthouse and Crows Nest Services, in Whitby, are situated within the old Coliseum and located in this idyllic part of North Yorkshire boasting views across the harbour. Rail and bus services are situated only yards away from the Coliseum.
The Penthouse Service is supported accommodation for 9 adults with a learning disability some of whom have mental health issues.
The Crows Nest Service is also situated in the Coliseum with supported accommodation for 2 adults with a learning disability; one of the Service Users may occasionally display behaviour that challenges. The Team works across both Schemes and undertake some Outreach work.
You will provide person-centred care and support to tenants to take part in all aspects of every day life and to enjoy a wide range of activities. You will have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. You will have the maturity to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework, to accept responsibility and to grow in confidence as a skilled practitioner. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos
You will need to be flexible and able to deliver support in all aspects of daily living and personal care in a dignified manner. The service provides support to meet individualised needs and does require shift work, which includes contributing to a 24hr rota which includes sleepovers.
We are looking to recruit people who enjoy a challenging and rewarding job and who wish to develop through the training packages that we offer.
Creative Support also offers a wide range of benefits such as:
• Guaranteed contracted hours (part time, 16 hours per week)
• QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2,3 or 5
• Free life assurance
• Pension with company contribution
• A range of employee discounts