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 for Support Workers to join our team at The Houghtons, in Bedford.
We are looking for warm, dedicated, caring and proactive individuals to provide person centred care and support over the weekend, including evenings, at our Houghtons service. You will be based in our residential home service for adults with learning disabilities and complex health needs in the heart of Bedford. You will be working with a tight knit team of support workers to provide respectful personal care to six individuals with wide range of needs, helping to ensure service users are able to enjoy valued fulfilling lifestyles.
Support Worker Duties:
* Providing respectful personal care, practical and emotional support to six individuals with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and complex health needs
* Maximising social opportunities and community engagement
* Provision of constant 1-1 support to service users as part of a team
* Develop and sustain warm and trusting relationships with service users
* Collaborating with colleagues, families and involved professionals to ensure a coordinated and consistent service
Houghtons is based just off of Goldington Road within walking distance of Goldington Green Park in Bedford. It is well connected via local bus routes and there is free parking on site for those driving to work.
Experience is not essential for this role as full training will be provided. However, you must be able to demonstrate a warm and caring personality and positive and proactive approach to the role. We welcome applications from experienced practitioners, graduates and individuals looking to pursue a career in 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 teams