Support Worker

Support Worker Bishop Auckland, England

Creative Support
Full Time Bishop Auckland, England 11 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

Job Reference: 64861

Posted: Monday 24th April 2023

Closing Date: Monday 8th May 2023

Up to £11.00 per hour
Bishop Auckland and Peterlee, Durham

Do you want a role where your job is to help others to live their best life?

We are recruiting for our Floating Support Service in Bishop Auckland and Peterlee, where we support people with a mental health needs within their own home or out in the community.

Support Worker Duties:

  • Providing personal care, and practical and emotional support to people with mental health needs
  • Identifying and accessing opportunities for social inclusion with service users
  • Working with service users in a recovery-focused way, in line with their individual support plans
  • 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

We have an array of hours available, so can provide full time, part time, and relief roles depending the levels of experience that you have.

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

Experience is not mandatory for this role as we provide full ongoing training in all aspects of the job, however, we do welcome anyone with previous care, support work or NHS experience. Our training is provided by the Creative Academy who recently received the Investors in People GOLD award for the wonderful work that they do.

Drivers would be preferred but are not essential.

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 can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.

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.

Application Instructions:

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

Support Worker
Creative Support
Manchester, United Kingdom
Anna Lunts
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1001 to 5000 Employees
Non-profit Organisation
Civic, Welfare & Social Services
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