Relief Support Worker (Job Ref: 20408)

Position Categories: Autism, Cumbria, Learning Disability, new, Part Time

Location: Ulverston

Salary: Up to £8.00ph plus accrued holiday credit

Closing Date: 04 March 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 20408JCP 20408GWO 20408RED

Short Job Description:

Interested in…

Are you interested in working with people with Autism? Are you aware of how rewarding this work can be? Do you have the necessary attributes to develop as a skilled and highly trained Practitioner? Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people living in a supported living service in Ulverston?

Want to work for an established provider of quality social care?

Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care services for people with Autism. Our supported living service in Ulverston provides person-centred support to people who are on the autistic spectrum and have complex needs.

We are looking for people with energy, commitment and who put the individuals they support first.

Contact us if you are…

• Are someone who can be part of a team, is able to contribute to its development and learn from others.
• Are motivated and willing to go that extra mile for the people you support.
• Have the right value base and work in a person centred way.
• Are resourceful and innovate in looking to improve people’s quality of life and give them more choices wherever possible.

Establishing a career and become a skilled Practitioner

You will have the opportunity to undertake the responsible role of being a Key Worker/Co-worker. This will enable you to plan alongside members of the person’s circle of support to enable individuals to be happy, healthy and to be successful in achieving their wishes and aspirations. This will provide you with a great experience to enable you to develop skills which can underpin a successful career in adult social care.

Do you have what it takes?

You must be willing to actively embrace all aspects of the role including support with personal care and domestic tasks as well as community activities. The ability to support people who can express their needs through challenging behaviour at times is essential. Prior experience in this field of work is also essential. We will value the personal skills and interests you bring to the role and to the lives of service users, such as,

• Sports
• Walking and outdoor pursuits
• Arts
• Music
• Cooking
• Drama and the performing arts
• Going to the theatre and cinema
• Volunteering

….Just to name but a few!

You will be required to work in a flexible relief based manner This is a role which can be enjoyed by people who are committed to making a positive difference.

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:

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Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed ( 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.