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 seeking Support Workers to join our friendly team in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear.
We are looking for calm, resourceful and energetic individuals who are motivated, hardworking and keen to join our team at Swanway, our independent Supported Living Service in Gateshead.
Swanway houses individuals who have a learning disability and other support needs (e.g. autism, mental health support needs and physical disabilities).
The service consists of 12 apartments and a shared outdoor space / gardens. As a Support Worker, you will have the opportunity to support individuals with the wide range of activities that they enjoy, including going to discos, swimming and going to the cinema.
The ideal candidate will have skills in positive communication and engagement, and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support.
As well as providing direct care and support, you will have the opportunity to act as a Key Worker supporting people to achieve their dreams and ambitions.
Support Worker Duties :
Although we value relevant experience of supporting people with a learning disability or autism, you do not need to have prior experience if you can demonstrate a can-do approach’, person-centred values, energy and commitment.
You will have a strong work ethic and duty of care and be able to contribute to a positive team approach. This is a role which can be enjoyed by people who are committed to making a positive difference, including experienced care workers, graduates and people looking for a stimulating career path into social care.
Benefits of working with Creative Support :