Are you an energetic individual looking for a fun and diverse role? We are looking for a warm, caring and motivated support worker to join our friendly staff team in Norton, Stockton-On-Tees.
Junction is a Supported Living Service in Norton, Stockton-on-Tees. providing person centred support to service users who have a learning disability and mental health support needs, so that they can experience a wide range of opportunities to follow their passions and enjoy every day to the fullest!
As a support worker you will be providing person-centred care and support to six service users who reside in our six bedroom supported living service, to take part in all aspects of everyday 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. Tenants are lively and energetic and like to be involved in events and activities. The tenants enjoy regularly organising parties and meals for special events, such as birthdays and Halloween which are held in the large shared dining area, where they can interact together. All the tenants aspire to learn and become more independent with the support and dedication from staff.
Your role may include:
- Providing personal care, administering medication and help with other domestic tasks
- Encouraging service users to engage in a range of exciting social activities both within and outside their home
- Developing warm and trusting relationships with service users and their families enabling them to enjoy their time at the service to the fullest
Tenants generally go home to families at the weekend, but there is a shift coordinator on over the weekend to support remaining tenants and 1 to 1. Some tenants are at day service during the week and most support is around evenings, which is shared support.
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.
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
We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBT+ community.
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 can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.
In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.
You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to [email protected] to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.
If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.
Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS