Vacancy Details

We are looking for warm, organised and caring Support Workers to provide consistent, person-centred support to our service users in Carnforth, Morecambe. Our service provides support to individuals with a range of support needs including learning disabilities and other complex needs. The ideal candidate will provide person-centred care and support to tenants to take part in a range of activities in their homes and out in the community!

Support Worker Duties:

– Be willing to provide excellent personal care to our service users as well as help with domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning etc.
– Sleep in’s may be required
– To enable service users to become as independent as possible and to grow in confidence, competence and personal effectiveness in areas such as: daily living skills, social skills/relationships, using community resources and many more!
– To assist service users in the administration and monitoring of prescribed medication
– To be responsive to the individual needs of service users within the framework of their Person Centred Plans and to respond flexibly to changing needs.

Experience is desirable but not essential for this role as full ongoing training will be provided. 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.

Our service is located in Carnforth with transport links here from Morecambe every hour and from Lancashire twice an hour. We are more than happy to organise working hours to fit around bus and other public transport.

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
• You will have the option of being paid weekly or monthly

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.
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.