Wigan, Greater Manchester
£7.50 - £8.80 per hour
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

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.

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Creative Support

Creative Support is a national, high quality provider of person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental heal... Read more

Posted on: 08 July 2020
Closed date: 23 July 2020
Job ref: 34815
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work