Relief Support Worker (Job Ref: 20699)

Position Categories: Learning Disability, new, Part Time, Physical Disabilities, Yorkshire and Humber

Location: Sheffield

Salary: Up to £7.60ph plus accrued holiday credit

Closing Date: 06 March 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 20699JCP, 20699GWO, 20699RED


Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a non-profit provider of personalised care and support for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are recruiting Relief Support Workers for our service for 11 people with learning disabilities and physical disabilities, who live in two attractive properties in Chapeltown, Sheffield.

We are looking for motivated, caring individuals to provide person-centred support to people with a learning disability in Chapeltown. Your responsibilities will include:
• Providing personal care, practical and emotional to people with a learning disability & physical disability
• Identifying and accessing opportunities for community involvement with service users
• Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users
• Assisting the line manager with the day-to-day running of the service

This is a fantastic service which enables great outcomes for the people we support. We are looking for staff who have the commitment and dedication to go the extra mile to enable people to achieve their personal goals and live a happy life.

Experience of working with people with a learning disability is essential, as is a relevant professional qualification. You must be warm and able to work in a person-centred way with people with a learning disability.

The service users have vehicles so a driving license is preferable. Chapeltown has good bus and train services for staff travelling by public transport.


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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