Creative Support is a non-profit provider of personalised care and support for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. This particular service supports up to 13 people living in their own flats who have very complex needs and very unique abilities that require quite focussed support and a good understanding of the need to follow specific guidelines.
We are looking for a motivated, caring individual to provide person-centred support to people with housing related support needs in Fleetwood. Your responsibilities will include:
Supporting service users to maintain their tenancy.
Liaising with housing officers, landlords and other housing and benefits related services.
Supporting service users with additional needs such as mental health and potential contributing factors such as substance misuse and addictions by collaborating with the multi-disciplinary team.
Providing personal care when necessary as well as practical and emotional support to people with a learning disability.
Identifying and accessing opportunities for social inclusion with service users.
Collaborating with service users, families where appropriate, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users.
Assisting the line manager with the day-to-day running of the service.
Experience of working with people with Housing related support needs, Mental Health issues, substance addiction and misuse, or learning disability is desirable. The position is open to graduates, experienced practitioners, and people looking to start their career in social care
This position is available as relief. You will be expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, and bank holidays.
This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training regarding the service user group you work with and training regarding changes to the law governing social care.
We do not accept CV as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required, which we pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website.