Creative Support

Creative Support Edgeley, Stockport SK3 9LR, UK
Feb 18, 2019
Full time
We are seeking caring, person centred staff for our extra care service for older people and our supported living services in Stockport. Come to our local event to find out more about the opportunities we offer. Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organization which is looking to recruit warm and person centred individuals in your area to provide the highest standards to service users with support needs. With a strong history of over twenty years in helping individuals with a wide range of needs to live independent and fulfilling lives, we ensure that our clients enjoy opportunities for personal development and engaging within their local communities. As part of this commitment we require dedicated, motivated and warm individuals to provide extra care to support to older adults within Reddish and Edgeley. You will work with the people we support to promote healthy living and independence. Previous experience within a care role is an essential requirement for this relief based role, successful applicants must attend mandatory induction training courses to begin this role. If you are looking for full flexibility, this will be a great opportunity for those who are seeking for ad hoc work.
Creative Support 38A Market St, Marple, Stockport SK6 7AD, UK
Feb 18, 2019
Full time
Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organization which is looking to recruit warm and person centred individuals in your area to provide the highest standards to service users with support needs. With a strong history of over twenty years in helping individuals with a wide range of needs to live independent and fulfilling lives, we ensure that our clients enjoy opportunities for personal development and engaging within their local communities. As part of this commitment we require dedicated, motivated and warm individuals to provide extra care to support to older adults within Marple. You will work with the people we support to promote healthy living and independence. Previous experience within a care role is an essential requirement for this relief based role, successful applicants must attend mandatory induction training courses to begin this role. If you are looking for full flexibility, this will be a great opportunity for those who are seeking for ad hoc work.
Creative Support Wigan, UK
Feb 18, 2019
Full time
Creative Support is a non-profit provider of personalised care and support for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are currently recruiting for our supported living services in Wigan. We are looking for motivated, caring individuals to provide person-centred support to people with a learning disability. Your responsibilities will include: Providing personal care, practical and emotional to people with a learning disability Identifying and accessing opportunities for social inclusion with service users Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users Assisting the line manager with the day-to-day running of the service Experience of working with people with a learning disability is desirable, as is a relevant professional qualification. Experience of supporting individuals who may display challenging behaviour is essential for this role. The position is open to graduates, experienced practitioners, and people looking to start their career in social care. You must be warm and able to work in a person-centred way with people with a learning disability. A clean, valid driving licence with more than a years' experience on the road is essential for this role as the position will involve transporting service users. You will be expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, sleep-ins, and bank holidays. This is a part time role, 16 hours per week. This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training regarding the service user group you work with and training regarding changes to the law governing social care. This role is exempt from Section 7 2e of the SDA.
Creative Support 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Feb 18, 2019
Full time
We are recruiting for a person centred, passionate and motivated Project Manager to lead our new supported living service in Salford. You will be responsible for leading the delivery of care and support to adults with learning disabilities and some health care needs to enable then lead fulfilling, happy and rewarding lives within a high quality community based setting. You will work closely with families and other professionals and will have the ability to supervise and mentor a staff team. You will help to deliver consistent, person centred services which meet the needs and preferences of individuals. You will have previous experience, knowledge and a good understanding of working with people with learning disabilities and complex needs. You must be skilled in assessment and support planning, using a variety of methods such as, communication pathways & positive behaviour support strategies. You will manage and deploy staff effectively to meet the needs of service users, you will have excellent communication skills both verbal and written and also be IT literate. You must have a hands on approach and be able to role model and mentor staff. A relevant social care qualification is essential (RNLD, Social Worker, Level 5 Diploma). Specific duties and responsibilities will include: Supervision, coaching, performance management and support of staff Ensuring all tenants have a designated Key Worker and staff team appropriate in number to meet their assessed need Ensuring there are clear goals and expected outcomes for each tenant with a defined pathway towards greater independence Co-ordinating a programme of regular person-centred outcome focussed reviews which put each person's views and unique journey at the heart of planning and decision making An ability to instill and maintain a culture of continuous improvement for the service, through dialogue with tenants, their families, advocates and staff Working closely with families, local multi-disciplinary teams and community based agencies to provide holistic, wrap around support Maintaining high standards of environmental safety/quality and ensuring a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere Facilitate service user engagement, involvement and peer support Ensure that there are robust methods of quality monitoring Oversee health plans as appropriate to each tenant so as to monitor and respond to physical and emotional well-being Provide key performance indicators, identifying and planning actions required. You will provide excellent customer care and proactively communicate with stakeholders in respect of risk management and the care and welfare of the people we support. You will have a strong ethical duty of care and a commitment to safeguarding vulnerable individuals. You should relish a challenge and be able to actively think outside the box, when it comes to the management of this service. Qualities Required Applicants will be able to demonstrate warmth, compassion and unconditional positive regard for the people we support and will be able to develop trusting relationships based on empathy and respect. You will have the skills and personal qualities to be able to engage people in meaningful planning and therapeutic activities. You will be expected to work collaboratively and professionally with the people we support, their families and professionals/multi agencies. You will be hard working, resilient and reflective with the ability to accept supervision and be accountable for your own practice. Good written and verbal communication skills are essential along with the practical skills required to plan and organise care and support delivery. You will be required to be flexible to the needs of the service. You will ideally have at least 2 years practitioner experience with some experience of supervising/managing staff and resources and hold or be working towards a relevant health or social care qualification (Degree or NVQ Level 4/5). You must be well organised, professional and credible with colleagues from the multi-disciplinary team. You will be able to demonstrate leadership ability and management competencies. Good written and verbal communication skills are essential as is the ability to organise your own time effectively and manage professional relationships. A commitment to your own continuous professional development is essential. In return we will support you to access training and to keep abreast of current thinking and evidence-based practice I the field of learning disability.
Creative Support Bradford, UK
Feb 18, 2019
Full time
Our city wide service offers an enablement and recovery focused support service to adults and older adults living in their own homes and who experience fluctuating Mental Health, memory problems, have a formal mental health diagnosis or live with a formal diagnosis of dementia. The service operates throughout Bradford and the surrounding areas, including Keighley, Bingley and Shipley. We require warm, positive individuals to promote our person centred ethos and work in close partnership with families and other agencies. The role is diverse. You must be compassionate and able to provide both respectful personal care and personalised support, to aid recovery and enable individuals to remain living within their own homes. Full training is provided. Car drivers essential. Applications are encouraged from graduates and people with life experience as well as experienced care workers from any background seeking a fresh challenge. What we offer… Creative Support also offers a wide range of training courses and this will be a perfect opportunity for those who are seeking to progress in the health and social care sector as we also offer the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2 - 5. In return we offer a wide range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction. This includes: Guaranteed Contracted Hours (Full or Part Time) QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2 and higher Free life assurance Pension with company contribution A range of employee discounts You will also receive a mileage allowance and will be provided with travel time to and from your support visits. All successful applicants will be paid per shift, not per call.
Creative Support 32A Brown Ln, Heald Green, Cheadle SK8 3RL, UK
Feb 18, 2019
Full time
Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organization which is looking to recruit warm and person centred individuals in your area to provide the highest standards to service users with support needs. With a strong history of over twenty years in helping individuals with a wide range of needs to live independent and fulfilling lives, we ensure that our clients enjoy opportunities for personal development and engaging within their local communities. As part of this commitment we require dedicated, motivated and warm individuals to provide extra care to support to older adults within Heald Green. You will work with the people we support to promote healthy living and independence. Previous experience within a care role is an essential requirement for this relief based role, successful applicants must attend mandatory induction training courses to begin this role. If you are looking for full flexibility, this will be a great opportunity for those who are seeking for ad hoc work.
Creative Support Heysham, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Full time
Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people living in a supported living service in Morecambe. This particular service supports people who have very complex needs and very unique abilities that require quite focussed support and a good understanding of the need to follow specific guidelines. 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 Morecambe provides person-centred support to adults who have learning disabilities. We are looking for calm, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated, hardworking and keen to join our friendly team. You will provide person-centred care and support to tenants 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. 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 have the opportunity to undertake the responsible role of being a Key Worker/Co-worker. This will enable you to plan alongside members of the person's circle of support to enable individuals to be happy, healthy and to be successful in achieving their wishes and aspirations. Our Person centred planning meetings and processes are co-produced with the people we support and their families to promote a unified approach. Together we set meaningful and aspirational goals which Key Workers have a particular responsibility to work towards. This will provide you with a great experience to enable you to develop skills which can underpin a successful career in adult social care. You must be willing to actively embrace all aspects of the role including support with personal care and domestic tasks as well as community activities such. The ability to support people who can express their needs though challenging behaviour at times is essential. Prior experience in this field of work is essential for this role. We will value the personal skills and interests you bring to the role and to the lives of service users, such as sports, walking and outdoor pursuits, creative arts, music and cooking; to name but a few. This role offers unique and challenging opportunities bringing great job satisfaction to those who are looking to make a positive difference to the lives of others.
Creative Support Jarrow, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Full time
Creative Support is a non-profit provider of personalised care and support for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We support the 17 service users living at the service to live independently. We are looking for an experienced practitioner to provide person-centred support to people with a learning disability in South Tyneside. Your responsibilities will include: Providing intimate personal care, practical and emotional to people with a learning disability Identifying and accessing opportunities with the service users to support them to lead meaningful and fulfilling lifestyles Support individuals in the community with various activities. Including- shopping, disco & health appointments Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users Assisting the line manager with the day-to-day running of the service Working as part of a team and alone in service user homes This is a fantastic service which enables great outcomes for the people we support. We are looking for staff who have the commitment and dedication to go the extra mile to enable people to achieve their personal goals. Experience of working with people with a learning disability is essential. A relevant professional qualification is desirable. You must be warm and able to work in a person-centred way with people with a learning disability. This role is based on a zero hour contract. You will be expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, bank holidays & possibly sleep-ins. This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training regarding the service user group you work with and training regarding changes to the law governing social care.
Creative Support City of Leeds, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Full time
Hampton Crescent is a 40 flat Extra Care Service in East Leeds, this site has a vibrant and established care team providing compassionate support to people under your management. The service always has support cover in place during the day and operates waking night support to clients should they need it. The service is registered with the CQC as delivering Personal Care and has good systems and processes in place to ensure that a quality service is delivered consistently. You will need to fulfil the role of registered manager with the CQC for this service and meet the expectations of the local authority commissioners and the contract that unpins the service. You will have the values and commitment to lead the staff team to provide the highest standards of customer care and person-centred service delivery and to promote independence, choice and wellbeing. The role will involve the operational management of the service and the direct supervision of Senior Support Workers. You will be expected to work effectively with families and other agencies and to maintain a positive and trusting relationship with the on-site Housing Scheme Managers. You will need skills in contract and relationship management. You will undertake quality assurance checks at the service to ensure compliance with essential standards of care, this is a busy service and therefore you will need to be hard working, accountable and have strong organisational skills. This is an exciting opportunity to work in partnership with other agencies to provide a holistic and joined up approach for meeting the needs of older adults. You will respond to referrals, undertake assessments and take part in allocation processes. You will ensure that each person moving into the service has a personalised care plan which ensures that their needs and preferences are met. You will have relevant skills, knowledge and at least three years management experience gained in the care and support of older people in settings such as Extra Care, home care or residential care. You will have previous experience of staff supervision and management. You will be expected to bring a warm, caring and person-centred approach to your work and to be able to work collaboratively with our service users and their families. You will demonstrate a commitment to re-ablement principles and to promoting dignity and independence.
Creative Support City Rd, Derby DE1 3RR, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Full time
Creative Support is a thriving and progressive national third sector social care organisation, with a passion for delivering high quality and meaningful services to the people we support. We are looking to recruit warm, flexible and motivated individuals to provide person centred support to people living at our supported living service in Alvaston, Derby. Take a look at what support work with Creative Support looks like: Some of the people we support may have additional complex physical or other health and social needs. You will be supporting the tenants to maximise their sense of wellbeing and independence through tailored, ongoing care and support. You will work to make a positive difference in the tenants' lives and promote their independence at every step, whilst enabling to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life. You will enjoy inspiring the people we support to enjoy opportunities for personal development and engagement within their local communities. Previous experience is essential. You will receive a full local and corporate induction. This is a relief position which enables you to pick up shifts at a time that suits you, and is ideal for fitting around personal commitments, study or caring responsibilities. The flexible shift pattern includes evenings, weekends and sleep-ins. In addition to opportunities for personal and career development, we offer good conditions of service and a supportive, hands-on management culture. Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high quality care through a well-established and supported local work force.
Creative Support Barrow-in-Furness, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Full time
Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability living in a supported living service and supported via our service based in Barrow? 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 Barrow provides person-centred support to adults who have learning disabilities. We are looking for a resilient, interactive and friendly individual to provide personalised support to adults with a learning disability living in Barrow. You will have a can-do approach with the acknowledgement of positive behaviour support to ensure all service users can enjoy the highest quality of life and promote independence. As an employee of Creative Support you will also be entitled to a wide range of benefits including our company pension scheme, free life assurance, shopping, insurance and days out discounts as well. Being a car driver is an essential requirement of this role. What we offer… Creative Support also offers a wide range of training courses and this will be a perfect opportunity for those who are seeking to progress in the health and social care sector as we also offer the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2, 3 and 5. As a senior practitioner and supervisor, we will support your continuous development by providing accredited courses such as person centred planning, communication approaches and many more. Although previous experience in a similar role is more advantageous, we would like to encourage the people with the right values and passion to apply and work to make a difference. In return we offer a wide range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction. This includes: Guaranteed Contracted Hours (Full or Part Time) QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2,3 or 5 Free life assurance Pension with company contribution A range of employee discounts Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high quality care through a well-established and supported local work force. If you would like to discuss this role further please contact either Julie Cairns or Hayley Sams on: or .
Creative Support Whalley Range, Manchester M16 8HY, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Full time
Creative Support is a high quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs including older people, individuals with a learning disability and other needs. Employing over 5,200 staff members, we are continuing to grow at a fast pace nationally and are looking for dedicated, caring individuals to join our staff team in your local area. We are looking for warm, flexible and motivated individuals to provide person centred care and support in our Whalley Range Extra Care Service, which enables older people to enjoy an active and independent lifestyle. Your role will include: Providing respectful personal care, practical and emotional support to older people Maximising outcomes for clients by maintaining their independence and encouraging them to lead an active, fulfilling lifestyle Collaborating with clients, their families and involved professionals to ensure a coordinated and consistent service Experience is essential for this role and you must have a warm, caring and respectful personality to succeed in this role.
Creative Support Bradford, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Full time
We are looking to welcome new staff into our busy and dynamic mental health team. We work across 2 Bradford Accommodation bases, Oakvale and Hilltop ensuring positive mental health and housing related support in a personalised way. The successful candidate will engage with service users and build trusting therapeutic relationships. The role of an Accommodation Recovery Support Worker includes visiting service users in their own homes or in other settings and offering practical support to enable them to live independently while also offering emotional support in accordance with their individual support plans. The role is varied for example one day you could be helping a service user to complete a housing benefit form or offer practical support around a household task; the next day you could be assisting someone to access a day service or set up a direct debit to pay their utility bills. You will receive extensive training and excellent peer support. If you have excellent interpersonal skills and if you are supportive, proactive, responsible, good at motivating people and listening to others then we would like to hear from you. Experience of working in the care and support sector is preferred; however, if you are a student who has recently completed a relevant qualification and you share our drive, values and passion for helping people with mental health needs, then we would also like to hear from you. This role does not involve delivering personal care. It is beneficial if you are a car driver but not essential. Good written communication also important. We appreciate flexibility from all our staff and hence we also can be flexible around working hours it is a large team and we are looking for a diverse range of skills.
Creative Support Urmston, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Full time
Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people living in a supported living service in the Trafford area? 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 Trafford provides person centred support to young adults who have learning disabilities, some of whom are on the autistic spectrum and have complex needs. We are looking for calm, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated, hardworking and who are looking forward to joining our friendly team. You will provide person centred care and support 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 required skills and qualities to manage behaviours that challenge the environment and others and will have the maturity to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework, the ability to support people who can express their needs though challenging behaviour at times is essential. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos. You will have the opportunity to undertake the responsible role of being a Key Worker/Co-worker. This will enable you to plan alongside members of the person's circle of support to enable individuals to be happy, healthy and to be successful in achieving their wishes and aspirations. Together we set meaningful and aspirational goals which Key Workers have a particular responsibility to work towards. This will provide you with a great experience to enable you to develop skills which can underpin a successful career in adult social care. You must be willing to actively embrace all aspects of the role including support with personal care and domestic tasks as well as promote and encourage opportunities to participate in community activities. Prior experience in this field of work is essential. We will value the personal skills and interests you bring to the role and to the lives of service users, such as sports, swimming, walking and outdoor pursuits, creative arts, music and cooking; to name but a few! Exempt from section 7 2e of the SDA.
Creative Support 118-120 York Rd, Hartlepool TS26 9DE, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Full time
We are looking for committed and motivated staff to provide person centred support to people with a Learning Disability in their own home. This Service offers personalised supported living in high quality housing for individuals with Learning Difficulties who require some support in order to live independently within their own home. Our service focuses on promoting independence; social inclusion, mental and physical wellbeing through outcome focused support. Support is available 24hrs a day, 7 days a week. Staffing hours consist of several shift patterns which are adjusted to meet the changing needs of the Service working 22.5 hours per week. Previous experience within a care role is not essential for this position. New starting employees will undertake full training with our support; this includes the Diploma in Health and Social Care up to level 3 qualification. As an employee of Creative Support you will also be entitled to a wide range of benefits including our company pension scheme, free life assurance, shopping, insurance and days out discounts as well.
Creative Support 37 Bawtry Rd, Doncaster DN4 5NH, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Full time
Creative Support is a high quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs including older people, individuals with a learning disability and other needs. Employing over 5,200 staff members, we are continuing to grow at a fast pace nationally and are looking for dedicated, caring individuals to join our staff team in your local area. We are looking for confident, calm individuals in the Linthorpe region to provide person centred support to 8 service users who have a learning disability, complex needs and challenging behaviour so that they can experience a range of opportunities for personal development and maximise quality of life. 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 confidence to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework, to accept responsibility and to develop as a skilled practitioner. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos. These posts are to cover a 24hr rota pattern, which includes waking nights and sleep-ins, as part of a friendly, motivated team. 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: Full and part time hours QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2,3 or 5 Free life assurance Pension with company contribution A range of employee discounts Experience for this relief role is essential, if you do not have experience please consider applying for a permanent role to enable us to give you the training and support needed to become a confident practitioner.
Creative Support City Rd, Derby DE1 3RR, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Full time
Creative Support is a thriving and progressive national third sector social care organisation, with a passion for delivering high quality and meaningful services to the people we support. We are looking to recruit warm, flexible and motivated individuals to provide person centred support to people living at our supported living service in Alvaston, Derby. Some of the people we support may have additional complex physical or other health and social needs. You will be supporting the tenants to maximise their sense of wellbeing and independence through tailored, ongoing care and support. You will work to make a positive difference in the tenants' lives and promote their independence at every step, whilst enabling to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life. You will enjoy inspiring the people we support to enjoy opportunities for personal development and engagement within their local communities. What we offer… In return for your commitment, Creative Support offers a wide range of employee benefits, specialised training through its internal training academy, and will support you to develop within your role and in forward planning your future career. This is a perfect opportunity for those seeking to progress in the health and social care sector as we also offer the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2 - 5, dependent on job role. Whilst previous experience in a similar role may be advantageous, we encourage people with the right values, aptitude and passion to apply. Full training offered. Our range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction includes: Guaranteed Contracted Hours (Full or Part Time) QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2 and higher Free life assurance Pension with company contribution A range of employee discounts Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high quality care through a well-established and supported local work force. All applications will be shortlisted and interviews arranged as soon as they are received. Exempt from section 7 2e of the SDA.
Creative Support Droylsden, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Full time
Creative Support is a high quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs including older people, individuals with a learning disability and other needs. Employing over 5,200 staff members, we are continuing to grow at a fast pace nationally and are looking for dedicated, caring individuals to join our staff team in your local area. We are looking for warm, flexible and motivated individuals to provide person centred care and support in our Droylsden Extra Care Service, which enables older people to enjoy an active and independent lifestyle. Your role will include: Providing respectful personal care, practical and emotional support to older people Maximising outcomes for clients by maintaining their independence and encouraging them to lead an active, fulfilling lifestyle Collaborating with clients, their families and involved professionals to ensure a coordinated and consistent service Experience is essential for this role.
Creative Support Northenden, Wythenshawe, Manchester M22 4EQ, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Full time
Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organisation which is looking to recruit warm and person centred individuals to provide the highest standards to service users with mental health needs in Northenden. With a strong history of over twenty years in helping individuals with a wide range of needs to live independent and fulfilling lives, we ensure that our clients enjoy opportunities for personal development and engaging within their local communities. We are looking for caring, flexible and motivated people to provide person centred care and support in our supported housing services for adults with mental health needs. You will need to be committed to promoting independence, well-being and enabling service users to enjoy an active lifestyle. Creative Support also offers a wide range of training courses and this will be a perfect opportunity for those who are seeking to progress in the health and social care sector as we also offer the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2 - 5. Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high quality care through a well established and supported local work force.
Creative Support City of Leeds, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Full time
Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people living in a supported living service in Cookridge, North Leeds 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 Leeds provides person-centred support to young adults who have learning disabilities, some of whom are on the autistic spectrum and have complex needs. We are looking for calm, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated, hardworking and keen to join our friendly team. 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 young 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 have the opportunity to undertake the responsible role of being a Key Worker/Co-worker. This will enable you to plan alongside members of the person's circle of support to enable individuals to be happy, healthy and to be successful in achieving their wishes and aspirations. Our Person centred planning meetings and processes are co-produced with the people we support and their families to promote a unified approach. Together we set meaningful and aspirational goals which Key Workers have a particular responsibility to work towards. This will provide you with a great experience to enable you to develop skills which can underpin a successful career in adult social care. You must be willing to actively embrace all aspects of the role including support with personal care and domestic tasks as well as community activities such as walking, swimming and going to the gym. The ability to support people who can express their needs though challenging behaviour at times is essential. Prior experience in this field of work is beneficial, although not a substitute for an engaging, creative and person centred approach. We will value the personal skills and interests you bring to the role and to the lives of service users, such as sports, walking and outdoor pursuits, creative arts, music and cooking; to name but a few! The service has the benefits of being situated on the edge of the countryside overlooking the local golf course, with easy access to commute to the centre of Leeds. It is easily accessible by car, bus routes from Leeds centre and from Horsforth train station. This role offers unique and challenging opportunities bringing great job satisfaction to those who are looking to make a positive difference to the lives of others. This is a role which can be enjoyed by people who are committed to making a positive difference, including experienced care workers, graduates and people looking for a stimulating career path into social care. Experience is essential.