Vacancy Details

Are you a kind, energetic and passionate person looking for a career in the Mental Health Sector?
We are currently looking for a caring individual to join our dedicated staff team as a Support Worker in Accrington, Lancashire.
We provide quality, personalised care and support to service users with mental health needs in their own homes, in the community or in a supported living scheme. You will support service users to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life at home and within the community. Some of the activities our service users enjoy are meals out, swimming, cooking and baking, exercising, arts and crafts and gardening. No two days will be the same!

Support Worker Duties:
– To enable service users to become as independent as possible and to grow in confidence, competence and personal effectiveness in areas such as social skills/relationships, daily living skills, social, leisure, finances and work activities
– Administrating medication
– To promote the self-esteem, happiness and emotional health of service users
Previous care and support experience is not essential for this role, as full training is provided. This role is the perfect opportunity for someone seeking to start a career in the mental health sector.
Our service has great public transport links, with Accrington train station only a 3-minute walk away.
Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.
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.