Salary: Up to £15,990 pa dependent on experience and qualifications

Terms: Permanent

Closing Date: 23 August 2015

Location: Milton Keynes

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. Their services provide responsive and person centred care which is specific to the needs of the individual. In order to achieve this, they need a workforce that is hardworking and committed to ensuring the best possible quality of life and independence for those they provide this care for.

Creative Support is developing new Supported Living service in Milton Keynes. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing personal care, practical and emotional to people with a learning disability
  • Identifying and accessing opportunities for social inclusion with service users
  • Collaborating with service users, families, 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 a learning disability is desirable, as is a relevant professional qualification. The position is open to graduates, experienced practitioners, and people looking to start their career in social care. You must be warm and able to work in a person-centred way with people with a learning disability. A clean, valid driving licence and access to a vehicle is desirable.

You will be expected to work flexibly on a rota 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.

They 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 they pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by their organisation. They do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application they will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact them via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on their company website.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

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