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Support Worker

Posted 12 June by Creative Support Ltd
Salary icon £11.80 per hour
Location icon Salford , Lancashire

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We are currently recruiting support workers for a new service we are opening in the Salford area. Salford Intensive Support is made of a number of services across three sites, soon to be four. Each service is based in the Salford area, covering Swinton, Eccles and Walkden. We support people with a learning disability and/or autism living in their own homes. We promote independence, choice and person centred support.

The role will require very specific training which we provide once you commence employment with us. We work in a person centred manner, offering individualised support to each person. We promote independence and choice to each person we support. We are seeking people who want to make a difference in someone’s life.

You will ensure a flexible and empowering approach to the people we support to meet the needs of Service Users. You will work alongside families and professionals to promote a positive atmosphere within the service and passionately encourage social activities on site and connections with the wider community.

The available hours are Full time hours (37.5 hours per week) or part time (30 hours, 24 hours or 16 hours per week) to be worked flexibly according to the needs of the services. It is expected that you will have close and regular contact with clients and support with empathic personal care as required. Shifts per week on a rota working directly with service users. This will be completed flexibly across the 7 day period.

Previous experience in supporting people with learning disabilities is required for this role.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

We offer all employees competitive pay and a pension contribution in addition to 28 days annual leave. As an employer that is committed to the professional development of our staff we also support our care staff to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and pay for your enhanced DBS. Additional benefits include enhanced maternity leave, employee support programmes and an additional day of leave each year on or around your Birthday.

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, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – Please be aware we are currently at full capacity with our Visa Sponsor Licenses, therefore we are not accepting applicants who are seeking sponsorship.

We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.

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. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

Reference: 42647274

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