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CREATIVE SUPPORT

Are you passionate about delivering high quality and respectful care and support to individuals in Wellingborough, Northampton? Creative Support is looking for a warm, reliable and proactive Support Worker to join our friendly and passionate staff team in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.

At our vibrant supported living service we provide quality care and support to 9 service users with a range of support needs, primarily learning disabilities. No two days will be the same at this service in, as our residents love engaging in a range of exciting activities including getting their hair done, going to the pub, gaming and many more!

Your role will include:

  • Providing personal care, administering medication and helping with other domestic tasks such as cooking and cleaning,
  • Encouraging service users to engage in a range of exciting social activities,
  • Developing warm and trusting relationships with service users and their families enabling them to enjoy their time at the service to the fullest.

We have both full time and part time positions available and shifts are 7-3, 3-10 and include the willingness to work sleep ins.

We are looking for candidates from all walks of life. No previous care experience is needed, just a passion for providing person-centred care and support and working in a bright, friendly environment! Full training is provided by our Creative Support Training Academy, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,
  • Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate,
  • Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff,
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hours on call teams

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 would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us.

This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks.

Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.

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.

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



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