Relief Support Worker (Job Ref: 19451)

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

Location: Preston

Salary: Up to £7.60 per hour plus accrued holiday credit

Closing Date: 10 December 2017

Other Job Ref Numbers: 19451JCP, 19451GWO, 19451RED


Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a not-for-profit provider of care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are recruiting Support Workers for our Mental Health Service in Preston.

We are looking for motivated, resourceful individuals who are committed to providing person centred support to people with mental health needs. Your role will include:
• Developing daily living skills and accessing educational, vocational and leisure activities with service users
• Building confidence, self-esteem, hope and positive coping skills in service users
• Developing with the individual Person Centred Support Plans aimed at recovery, happiness, health and achieving of service user goals and aspirations
• Implementing guidelines and risk management plans and working positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos
It is expected that you will work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the service.
This unique and challenging opportunity will provide you with an environment that encourages personal and professional development. After successful completion of the probationary period, you will automatically be enrolled in the NVQ level 3 Health and Social Care Diploma and you will receive on-going training to best meet the needs of the service users.
We 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 we pay for. 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.


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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