Vacancy Details

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are currently looking to add a Support Worker to our team in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

We are looking for a friendly Support Worker to provide personalised support to adults with a learning disability living at our supported living service in Barrow, Cumbria. You will have a can-do approach with the acknowledgement of positive behaviour support to ensure all service users can enjoy the highest quality of life and promote independence.

Support Worker Duties:

– Be willing to work flexibly according to the needs of the service, to include both days, nights and weekends on a rota basis
– Respect and promote the rights and entitlements of people with learning disabilities, challenging behaviours and physical disabilities and to enable them to participate as fully as possible in their communities and to maintain community connections
– To provide respectful personal care in accordance with the needs, wishes and preferred routines outlined in the individual’s personal support plans
– To support service users in maintaining the safety, security, cleanliness and comfort of their homes
– To be responsive to changing needs and preferences of service users

Experience is desirable, but not essential for this role. We are seeking individuals with the right values who are keen to make a positive difference to the lives of all service users in Barrow, Cumbria. Being a car driver is also desirable but not essential requirement of this role.

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 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 subject to applying for an exemption certificate by calling Tel: 119

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.