Creative Support is a non-profit provider of person-centred care and support to older people, people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, and autism spectrum conditions.
We are recruiting an experienced practitioner for the role of Senior Support Worker to provide person-centred care and support to people with mental health needs at our service in Prestwich.
Your role will include:
• Providing practical and emotional support to service users in line with Personal Support Plans
• Identifying and accessing opportunities with service users to gain independence and confidence
• Supervising staff and managing staff resources efficiently to meet the needs of the service
• Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that maximises outcomes for service users
A minimum of two years’ experience of providing care and support to people with mental health needs is essential for this role. It is desirable that you have experience of supporting and supervising a staff team. A clean driving licence and access to a car is beneficial.
You are expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, sleep-ins, 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. You will receive ongoing training regarding the client group you work with, managerial qualifications, and up-to-date training regarding changes to the law governing social care.