Relief Support Worker (Job Ref: 19440)

Position Categories: Mental Health, new, North West, Part Time

Location: Bolton

Salary: Up to £7.60ph plus accrued holiday credit

Closing Date: 09 December 2017

Other Job Ref Numbers: 19440JCP, 19440RED, 19440GWO


Short Job Description:

Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people living in a supported living service in the Bolton area?

Creative Support is a non profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. Our supported living service in Bolton provides person centred support to adults with Mental Health concerns and Drug and Alcohol issues

We are seeking calm, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated, hardworking and who are looking to join our friendly, dedicated teams. You will provide person centred care and support to the individuals we support in all aspects of every day life and to facilitate activities. You will have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. You must be able to follow agreed support plans and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.

The relief position enables you the opportunity to work alongside, and as an integral part of, our structured and hardworking teams across all projects within the Bolton services. Although there is also the necessity to lone work with service users at the Mental Health Projects.
This will enable you to develop a diverse range of experiences and knowledge whilst maintaining flexible working patterns to suit your circumstances. You will work closely with our local managers to book shifts either in advance, planned around your availability as well as being offered shifts on an ad-hoc basis.

You must be willing to actively embrace all aspects of the role including support with and domestic tasks as well as promote and encourage healthy lifestyles and opportunities to participate in activities to develop daily living skills. Prior experience in this field of work is essential.

This role offers unique and challenging opportunities bringing great job satisfaction to those who are looking to make a positive difference to the lives of others.
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.

We do not accept CVs 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 for which we pay. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing 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.


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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