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Are you looking for a diverse role that is fun, stimulating and rewarding every day?

Creative Support is looking for a dynamic, reliable and proactive Weekend Support Worker to join our energetic staff team in Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire. At this bespoke development, we provide quality care and support to individuals with a range of support needs, including Learning Disabilities, Cerebral Palsy and Autism.

No two days will be the same at this vibrant service in Bidford, as our service users love to take part in a wide range of activities at home and out in the community. Activities can include shopping trips to Birmingham, attending work and college, visiting the Sea Life centre and many more! If you are looking for a fun and exciting job then this could be the perfect role for you. Shift patterns can be 7am-2:30pm and 2:30-10pm. You may be required to work sleep in or waking night shifts (10pm-7am) according to the needs of the service.

Your role will include:

–Providing personal care, administering medication and lone working,
–Encouraging service users to engage in a range of exciting social activities both within and outside their homes,
–Developing warm and trusting relationships with service users and their families enabling them to enjoy their time at the service to the fullest,
–Part time hours (minimum of 15 hours, to be agreed) and a willingness to work sleep in’s and waking nights.

We are looking for candidates from all walks of life. No previous care experience is needed, just a passion for providing person-centred care and support and working in a bright, friendly environment! Full training is provided by our Creative Support Training Academy, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care. Drivers are preferred but this is not an essential requirement for the role.

The service is located in Bidford-on-Avon and has great transport links. It is an easy commute from Eavesham, Stratford, Birmingham, Worcester and Redditch.

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 hour’s on call teams

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 expect all applicants to Creative Support to have had at least their first Covid 19 vaccination prior to starting employment with us and to be committed to having the second vaccination within a 3 month period.

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