Creative Support Reviews

Updated Jul 3, 2020

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2.7
40%
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48%
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Creative Support Chief Executive  Anna Lunts
Anna Lunts
54 Ratings
Pros
  • "The service users can be challenging at times but there's never a dull moment(in 72 reviews)

  • "Most Support workers motivated and hard working(in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • "If your thinking of going to work for creative support I want have another think about it honestly(in 32 reviews)

  • "Services are run for staff and not service users(in 32 reviews)

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  1. "Decent part time job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Support Staff in Huntington Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Creative Support

    Pros

    This is a great job for people who are caring and love to help others.

    Cons

    This is a difficult job for those you like patients

  2. "Horrible management"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - SD Instructor in Culver City, CA

    I worked at Creative Support full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Clients we served made the job fulfilling

    Cons

    Low pay for what is expected from you. Management plays blatant favoritism and are clouded by dishonesty.

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  3. Helpful (5)

    "Awful Dishonest Company to work for"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Creative Support

    Pros

    Flexibility in scheduling Down time Can pick your cases OK benefits Locations

    Cons

    Who's in charge? It's like i meet a new manager everyday or someone who claims to be in charge. I get promised one thing, then get a letter in the mail from upper management that I never met saying they changed their minds..... WHAT

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Caregiver residential assistant"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Residential Assistant in Culver City, CA

    I worked at Creative Support full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    To help others, feels rewarding to see a smile on a client face an knowing you are doing the best you can daily

    Cons

    Challenges can be Physical to ones body

  5. "Too much work"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Support Worker in Stockport, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Creative Support full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Line manager was really nice

    Cons

    Not enough staff to look after the residents

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  6. "Management are bullies!"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Support Worker in Stockport, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Creative Support part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lovely service users, and certain staff genuinely care.

    Cons

    Management, pay and working conditions.

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  7. "Supportive"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Support Worker in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Creative Support full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Always have the support of management and can go to them for anything, big or small. Training is fantastic, both online and classroom based Supervision and constructive criticism when needed Promotion opportunities Flexible working

    Cons

    Pay salary isn’t great, but this is like most care companies.

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  8. Helpful (4)

    "Difficult work place"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Support Work in Dudley, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Creative Support full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lovely clients to work with. Great experience

    Cons

    Poor management to deal with

  9. Helpful (1)

    "In challenging times the main asset is your staff, look after them!"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Complex Needs Team Leader in Wellingborough, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Creative Support full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The service users The dedicated staff

    Cons

    The pay The hours The cost cutting The short cuts

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  10. "Great Company to Work For"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Manager in Bedford, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Creative Support full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent support from senior management/executive team. Great support from head office teams Competitive salary Innovative approach Very diverse company and accepting/welcoming of people from diverse backgrounds and lifestyles Good training and development opportunities

    Cons

    Could do better with modernising systems/processes (esp. payroll)

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