Creative Support

Creative Support 255 Beeston Rd, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS11 7LR, UK
Apr 26, 2018
Full time
Do you want to help manage one of our supported living teams providing a 24/7 service to 3 people with complex needs who share their own tenancy in the West Vale area of Halifax? We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual able to: Promote fulfilling and meaningful lives for the people they will support Work closely in partnership with peoples' families Coordinate approaches with health professionals to achieve peoples' health outcomes Coordinate, manage and develop a dedicated staff team Effectively manage the service in order to meet a comprehensive range ofquality standards You will be working with, and be supported by the Team Leader of the service, and provides a great opportunity if you are new to social care management and wish to develop your management skills and have relevant experience and qualification in this , or a related health/ social care field. You will be providing direct support to people most days - but also have dedicated management time Successful candidates will be supported and encouraged to develop and enhance their skills and qualifications through Creative Academy. Comprehensive support and mentoring will be provided to the successful applicant to enable them to meet the expectations of the post. The role involves regular shifts, weekend work and occasional sleep-in duties. You must be able to drive peoples own Motability vehicles (currently all manual gearbox)
Creative Support Fleetwood, UK
Apr 26, 2018
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. This particular service supports people living in their own flats that have very complex needs and very unique abilities that require quite focussed support and a good understanding of the need to follow specific guidelines. We are seeking a warm, professional individual to work in Fleetwood and supporting areas. Both in our supported housing services and in our community based support services. The successful candidate will provide housing related support to our more complex clients. Your responsibilities will include: Delivering Tenancy Training Sourcing initial accommodation Supporting tenancy sign up Supporting service users to maintain their tenancy. Identifying and accessing opportunities for social inclusion with service users Liaising with housing officers, landlords and other housing and benefits related services, ensuring income is maximised. Supporting service users with additional needs such as mental health and potential contributing factors such as substance misuse and addictions by collaborating with the multi-disciplinary team. Providing personal care when necessary as well as practical and emotional support to people with complex needs. Administer prescribed medication in accordance with the Medication Policy and Procedures. Collaborating with service users, families where appropriate, 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. Your role will include visiting residents in their own homes or in other settings. A car driver would be preferential. The service operates 7 days a week, 365 days a year and you will be expected to work on a rota system. Evening and weekend may be required on occasion expected. A comprehensive range of company benefits is included. Experience of working with people with support needs, Mental Health issues, substance addiction and misuse, or learning disability is desirable. The position is open to graduates, experienced practitioners, and people looking to start their career in social care Full and part time roles are available. You will be expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service which may include evenings, weekends, and bank holidays. 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 Wythenshawe, Manchester, UK
Apr 26, 2018
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 recruiting a Support Worker for our service for 12 people with learning disabilities and complex health needs, who live in two attractive new build properties in Wythenshawe. We are looking for a motivated, caring individual to provide person-centred support to people with a learning disability in Wythenshawe. 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 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 desirable, as is a relevant professional qualification. 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. You will be expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, and bank holidays. The service is easy to travel to from across South Manchester as it is opposite the metrolink stop in Wythenshawe and therefore it is not necessary to be a car driver. 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 Blackpool, UK
Apr 26, 2018
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 outreach/domiciliary service based in Blackpool? Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person centered social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. Our supported living and domiciliary service in Blackpool provides person-centered support to 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-centered care and support to tenants and service users on the outreach to take part in all aspects of everyday life and to enjoy a wide range of activities. The role includes support with personal care and domestic tasks as well as community activities such as walking, swimming and going to the gym. Prior experience in this field of work is beneficial, although not a substitute for an engaging, creative and person centered 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. 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 and can provide a career path into social care.
Creative Support Fulwood, Preston, UK
Apr 26, 2018
Full time
Creative Support is a not-for-profit provider of care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are recruiting Waking Night Support Workers for our Mental Health Service in Preston. We are looking for motivated, resourceful individuals who are committed to providing person centred support to people with mental health needs. Your role will include: Developing daily living skills and accessing educational, vocational and leisure activities with service users Building confidence, self-esteem, hope and positive coping skills in service users Developing with the individual Person Centred Support Plans aimed at recovery, happiness, health and achieving of service user goals and aspirations Implementing guidelines and risk management plans and working positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos It is expected that you will work flexibly to meet the needs of the service. Core night shift hours are 10pm - 8am. Experience is not essential for this role. You will have a warm, caring nature, and a commitment to making a positive difference in people's lives. We welcome applications from experienced practitioners, graduates and individuals looking to pursue a career in social care. This unique and challenging opportunity will provide you with an environment that encourages personal and professional development. After successful completion of the probationary period, you will automatically be enrolled in the QCF Health and Social Care Diploma and you will receive on-going training to best meet the needs of the service users.
Creative Support intu Trafford Centre, Stretford, Manchester M17 8AA, UK
Apr 26, 2018
Full time
Do you want to use you listening and practical skills to support someone recovering from mental illness? Are you dynamic and caring individual who enjoys working with people in community and in a person centred way? Then why not consider joining our Trafford mental health recovery team? Full or Part time vacancies are available. Community Recovery Floating Support We work across South Manchester in both community floating support and supported living services. Our dedicated staff ensure positive mental health and housing related support is delivered in a personalised way. The successful candidate will engage with service users and build trusting therapeutic relationships. The role of a Community 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. Some of the roles will be attached to accommodation services also and work with a range of needs, age groups and genders, however a significant number of our services are focused on women's mental health recovery including the option to access an exciting new recovery centre within our services. You will receive extensive training and excellent peer support. Drivers desirable. Key skills we need: Excellent interpersonal and listening skills A person who is supportive, proactive, responsible and good at motivating people 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.
Creative Support Lancaster, Lancashire, UK
Apr 26, 2018
Full time
Creative Support is a high quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs including learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. Employing over 5,000 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 experienced practitioners to provide person centred care and support in our Lancaster 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. You must have a warm, caring and respectful personality to succeed in this role. It is expected that you will work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays. This unique and challenging opportunity will provide you with an environment that encourages personal and professional development. We will provide you with on-going training to best meet the needs of the service users.
Creative Support Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, UK
Apr 26, 2018
Full time
Creative Support is a not-for-profit organisation which provides high quality, person-centred support to people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, mental health needs and older people. We are now looking to expand our established Home Care team . We are looking for caring , reliable and flexible individuals to provide personal care, assistance with daily living tasks and provide both practical and emotional support to older adults living in their own homes based in Barrow. We are looking for individuals who have a positive can-do attitude and are genuinely interested in working in Home Care and making a difference to peoples' quality of life. In return we offer a wide range of excellent benefits to ensure job satisfaction: Mileage allowance Flexible working hours QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2 and higher Extensive tutor-led local training programs Free life assurance Pension with company contribution A range of employee discounts Free Uniform £100 (based on hours) bonus on completion of 6 month probationary period. Company Sick Pay Being a car driver is essential for this role. 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 has achieved the Investors in People Silver Award.
Creative Support Fleetwood, UK
Apr 26, 2018
Full time
We are looking for an experienced, innovative and energetic individual to help lead the delivery of supported living and community based services in Fleetwood and surrounding areas. You will manage a team of housing and support workers to deliver excellent standards of care and support. You will be responsible for instilling within your team excellent ethics of personalised support and outcome-focussed practice. You will be expected to lead effectively through on-site support for your team, delivering regular supervision and taking an active role in their professional development through our internal training academy. This is an excellent opportunity to become part of an organisation with excellent developmental opportunities that values the members of its team. Experience of working with this client group is essential. 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. We will support your continuous development by providing accredited courses such as person centred planning, communication approaches and many more. 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. Creative Support are working with the families of these two gentleman to ensure that the team that is working with them can meet their needs effectively. With this in mind, please include a CV with you application form that can be shared with family members who will also be attending interviews as panel members for this post.
Creative Support Ulverston LA12, UK
Apr 26, 2018
Full time
Interested in… Are you interested in working with people with Autism? Are you aware of how rewarding this work can be? Do you have the necessary attributes to develop as a skilled and highly trained Practitioner? Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people living in a supported living service in Ulverston? Want to work for an established provider of quality social care? Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care services for people with Autism. Our supported living service in Ulverston provides person-centred support to people who are on the autistic spectrum and have complex needs. We are looking for people with energy, commitment and who put the individuals they support first. Contact us if you are… Are someone who can be part of a team, is able to contribute to its development and learn from others. Are motivated and willing to go that extra mile for the people you support. Have the right value base and work in a person centred way. Are resourceful and innovate in looking to improve people's quality of life and give them more choices wherever possible. Establish a career and become a skilled Practitioner 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 you as the 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. Do you have what it takes? 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. The ability to support people who can express their needs through 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 Arts Music Cooking Drama and the performing arts Going to the theatre and cinema Volunteering ….Just to name but a few! Training and developing you! We provide relevant training including accredited health and social care diplomas through our own training academy. You will be required to work in a flexible manner on a rota which 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. 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.
Creative Support Fleetwood, UK
Apr 26, 2018
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. This particular service supports people living in their own flats that have very complex needs and very unique abilities that require quite focussed support and a good understanding of the need to follow specific guidelines. We are looking for a motivated, caring individual to provide person-centred support to people with housing related support needs in Fleetwood and surrounding areas. Your responsibilities will include: Supporting service users to maintain their tenancy. Liaising with housing officers, landlords and other housing and benefits related services. Supporting service users with additional needs such as mental health and potential contributing factors such as substance misuse and addictions by collaborating with the multi-disciplinary team. Providing personal care when necessary as well as practical and emotional support to people with a learning disability. Administer prescribed medication in accordance with the Medication Policy and Procedures. Identifying and accessing opportunities for social inclusion with service users. Collaborating with service users, families where appropriate, 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 support needs, Mental Health issues, substance addiction and misuse, or learning disability is desirable. The position is open to graduates, experienced practitioners, and people looking to start their career in social care Full and part time roles are available. You will be expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service which may include evenings, weekends, and bank holidays. 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 intu Trafford Centre, Stretford, Manchester M17 8AA, UK
Apr 26, 2018
Full time
Creative Support is a not-for-profit social care provider supporting people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are seeking to recruit a Female Support Worker to provide personalised care for a female service user who has learning disabilities and is on the autistic spectrum, providing support to her within her own home. We are looking for a motivated, caring individual whose responsibilities will include: Providing personal, practical and emotional care Identifying and accessing opportunities for social inclusion Collaborating with service users, families and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users Assisting the Senior Support Worker with the day-to-day running of the service This is a fantastic service which delivers successful and supportive outcomes for the individuals that we support. We need staff who have the commitment and dedication to go the extra mile, enabling our service users to achieve their personal goals. Experience of working with people with a learning disability is desirable, as is a relevant professional qualification. The position is open to graduates, experienced practitioners, and those who are looking to start their career in social care. You will be expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service including evenings, weekends and bank holidays. The service is easy to travel to from any point across South Manchester, with regular bus links to and from Manchester city centre. We offer the opportunity to work in an environment that encourages personal and professional development. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training relating to the service user group you work with and changes to the law that governs social care.
Creative Support City of Leeds, UK
Apr 26, 2018
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.
Creative Support Fleetwood, UK
Apr 26, 2018
Full time
Creative Support is a nationwide not-for-profit care provider supporting adults with a wide range of needs. We work closely with the different local authorities, commissioners and the multi-agency team to provide the excellent standard of care and support to ensure all service users enjoy the highest quality of life and make progress towards greater independence by accessing into the local community. We are looking for Floating Support Worker on full time or part time basis to provide personalised support to adults who need guidance and support around housing related issues. As a positive and motivated individual, you will use own initiative to support individuals who may challenge and be able to offer personalised support packages to meet their individual needs. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, dynamic individual; they will work as part of a busy team delivering advice and support to clients in order to enable them to retain or secure accommodation by advising and assisting with benefit. You will have a proven track record of providing advice to vulnerable clients, ideally including delivery of Welfare Benefit and/or housing advice to a high standard, working closely with clients to support them in retaining their accommodation.
Creative Support Lancaster, Lancashire, UK
Apr 26, 2018
Full time
We require warm, dedicated and motivated individuals to provide a personalised extra care service which enables older people to enjoy an active and independent lifestyle. Committed to the welfare of others you will provide support to our clients on an emotional and practical level whilst supporting them with daily living needs such as personal care, household duties, medication, healthy living and engagement with the local community. We welcome applicants who are experienced as well as those who are looking for a new career in the care sector. Full training is provided. 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 Fulwood, Preston, UK
Apr 26, 2018
Full time
Creative Support is a not-for-profit provider of care and support to people with a wide range of care needs including learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are recruiting Support Workers for a new 24hr Mental Health supported living service situated on Lower Bank Road in Fulwood, Preston. The service will provide support to 11 tenants with en-suite rooms in a shared house. We are looking for motivated, resourceful individuals who are committed to providing person centred support to people with mental health needs. Your role will include: Developing daily living skills and accessing educational, vocational and leisure activities with service users Building confidence, self-esteem, hope and positive coping skills in service users Developing with the individual Person Centred Support Plans aimed at recovery, happiness, health and achieving of service user goals and aspirations Implementing guidelines and risk management plans and working positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos We require staff to cover the three core shift patterns of 7.30am - 3.30pm and 2.30pm - 10.30pm. Experience is not essential for this role. You will have a warm, caring nature, and a commitment to making a positive difference in people's lives. We welcome applications from experienced practitioners, graduates and individuals looking to pursue a career in social care. This unique and challenging opportunity will provide you with an environment that encourages personal and professional development. After successful completion of the probationary period, you will automatically be enrolled in the QCF level 3 Health and Social Care Diploma and you will receive on-going training to best meet the needs of the service users.
Creative Support Manchester, UK
Apr 26, 2018
Full time
Creative Support is a high quality care provider of person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. Our supported living service in Salford provides person centred support to adults with learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour. We are seeking to recruit a team of experienced support workers who are strong, resilient, warm, motivated, approachable with a strong value base. You will have an interest in supporting individuals who live in the community or their own homes who may have a learning disability, physical disability, mental health and other health needs. You must be able to deliver support in all aspects of personal care and daily living in a dignified manner. Ability to use own initiative and lone work, maintain boundaries and positively work with individuals who may challenge with the utmost positive regard is essential. Car owner with business insurance is desirable. What we offer… Creative Support 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. As a senior practitioner, 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: Flexible Hours 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.
Creative Support Swinton, Manchester, UK
Apr 26, 2018
Full time
Creative Support is a provider of person centred support and care to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are currently looking for a Support Worker to provide person centred support and care to a man, in his late 70s, with learning disabilities and complex needs. He has his own tenancy within the Swinton area. Support is to be provided within his own flat on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis when participating in community based activities. You will be an enthusiastic individual who is committed to providing person centred support to people with learning disabilities. This role will include: • Providing personal care and practical and emotional support • Support the man to participate in community and social activities • Collaborating with the service user, his multi-disciplinary team and co-workers to provide a consistent service and to maximise service user outcomes Understanding of complex communication approaches and behavioural management is desirable. You will be expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service; as this service operates over 24 hours a day, this will include weekend and evening shifts on a rotational basis. This unique and challenging opportunity will provide you with an environment that encourages personal and professional development. After successful completion of the probationary period, you will automatically be enrolled in the NVQ level 3 Health and Social Care Diploma and you will receive on-going training to best meet the needs of the service users.
Creative Support Manchester, UK
Apr 26, 2018
Full time
Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organisation which is looking to recruit warm and person centred individuals in your area to provide the highest standards of care to service users with support needs. We have a strong history of helping individuals with a wide range of needs to live independent and fulfilling lives, ensuring that our service users enjoy opportunities for personal development and engaging within their local communities. We need energetic individuals to join our busy team to support 3 individuals with a learning disability and autism or epilepsy within their own flats in the Walkden area. Support is provided on a 1:1 basis when in the individuals home or 2:1 basis when participating on community based activities. You will need to work flexibly across a 24 hour rota and work with the upmost positive regard for the individuals we support. It is essential you have experience working in a social care environment and an understanding of positive behaviour support is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.
Creative Support Swinton, Manchester, UK
Apr 26, 2018
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 Swinton? 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 services in Swinton provide person-centred support to people who have learning disabilities, some of whom are on the autistic spectrum and have complex needs. We are looking for a calm, resourceful and energetic individual who is 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 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 be supporting a lady with Down's syndrome, autism and some behaviour that challenges. This Lady needs a mature female staff team who can provide reassurance; support to maintain her physical health & support with communication. She is very family orientated and wants to maintain strong links with her parents. This lady also enjoys painting, likes to go shopping and enjoys spending quality one to one time with people. You will provide individualised person centred support, enabling her to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life, to participate in the community and to develop their abilities as fully as possible. 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! 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. We provide relevant training including accredited health and social care diplomas through our own training academy. You will be required to work in a flexible manner on a rota which 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. 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. Exempt from section 7 2e of the SDA.