Relief Support Worker (Job Ref: 19434)

Position Categories: Learning Disability, new, North West, Part Time

Location: Stockport

Salary: Up to £7.80ph plus accrued holiday credit

Closing Date: 08 December 2017

Other Job Ref Numbers: 19434JCP, 19434GWO, 19434RED


Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a not-for-profit organisation which provides high quality person-centred social care services for adults with learning disabilities, mental health needs and other support needs. We are very excited to be expanding our service provision in Stockport, and are currently recruiting within our new supported living services across the area.

We’re looking for enthusiastic, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated, hardworking and keen to join our friendly team. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a new service where you will be able to contribute to the shaping of a brand new team. You will provide person-centred support to tenants to take part in all aspects of everyday life and to engage and participate with their local communities.

Take a look at what support work with Creative Support looks like:

Previous experience is essential. You will receive a full local and corporate induction.

This is a relief position which enables you to pick up shifts at a time that suits you, and is ideal for fitting around personal commitments, study or caring responsibilities. The flexible shift pattern includes evenings, weekends and sleep-ins. In addition to opportunities for personal and career development, we offer good conditions of service and a supportive, hands-on management culture.

We currently have vacancies in the following Stockport Supported Living Services:

Davenport
Experience of supporting people with Autism and epilepsy desired. Drivers required. Vacancies for male and female staff. Staff complete all domestic tasks.
Reddish
Interest in working with younger adults who enjoy online gaming desirable. Drivers not required. Vacancies for male and female staff. Light domestic duties included.
Hazel Grove
Interest in working with older people desirable. Drivers not required. Vacancies for male and female staff. Light domestic duties included.
Cheadle Hulme
Experience of supporting people with dementia desired. Drivers not required. Vacancies for female only staff. Light domestic duties included.
Offerton
Experience of supporting people with epilepsy, hoists and PEG feeding desirable. Calm but assertive staff required. Drivers required. Sleep-ins require female only staff, double cover can be male or female staff. Staff complete all domestic tasks.
Woodley
Experience of supporting people with Dysphagia desirable. Ability to communicate well through body language and to share jokes with tenants essential. Drivers required as tenants enjoy activities. Vacancies for male and female staff. Moderate domestic duties required.

Applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. You may attach a CV if you wish to support your application but CVs alone will not be accepted. An enhanced DBS check is required, which Creative Support pays for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by us. We do not accept contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website. Please note applications will be shortlisted as they are received and we may contact you before the closing date to arrange an interview.


Application Instructions:

Download the full job description and application form below, print a copy and post to us (applications which are completed by typing can be emailed to us at recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk).

It's important for you to read the full job description so that you can complete your application form with details relevant to the position. Make sure you read our Recruitment FAQs before sending in your application form.

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed (recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk) to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.


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