Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organisation which is looking to recruit Support Workers in the Blackburn area to provide the highest standards of care to service users. With a strong history of over twenty years in helping individuals with a wide range of needs to live independent and fulfilling lives, we ensure that our clients enjoy opportunities for personal development and engaging within their local communities.

As part of this commitment we require dedicated, motivated and warm individuals to provide care to people with a range of learning disabilities within the Blackburn area. You will work with the people we support to promote healthy living and independence.

Your duties as a Support Worker will include:

  • Providing respectful personal care, as well as practical and emotional support to the service users at our Blackburn service
  • Maximising social opportunities and community engagement
  • Developing and sustaining warm and trusting relationships with service users
  • Collaborating with colleagues, families and involved professionals to ensure a coordinated and consistent service
  • Previous experience within a care role is not essential for this Support Worker role and all new employees will undertake full training with our support which includes the Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2 qualification.

    Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • Free 24/7 counselling and employee support program
  • Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and Social Care Diploma
  • A wide range of training courses to further your personal and professional development
  • Competitive pay, pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave, with holiday bonus after two years of service
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams
  • Car drivers for this role are preferred.

    Relief hours are also available.

    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.

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