Relief Support Worker (Job Ref: 20469)

Position Categories: Learning Disability, new, Part Time, South East

Location: West Berkshire

Salary: £8.50ph plus accrued holiday credit

Closing Date: 09 March 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 20469JCP, 20469GWO, 20469RED


Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organisation, we are looking to recruit warm, person centred individuals locally to provide the highest standards of service to the people we support. We have 20 years of experience of helping individuals with a wide range of support needs to live independent and fulfilling lives, ensuring that individuals enjoy opportunities for personal development and growth, community engagement, personal health and well-being and achieving unique and personalised outcomes.

Based in the Newbury area, our Supported Living Services and Outreach Services for individuals with learning disabilities are seeking warm, engaging, confident people to be part of our highly motivated team. You must be prepared to ‘go the Extra Mile’ to ensure that service users are enjoying the highest quality of life and have opportunities to become more independent and connected to their communities. We are looking for calm, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated, hardworking and keen to join our friendly team. You will have excellent communication and team working skills whilst promoting service user’s dignity, independence and well-being.

You will work as part of a person’s key-team. 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. 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 such as walking, swimming and going to the gym. The ability to support people who can express their needs though nonverbal communication and behaviour at times is essential. Prior experience in this field of work is also essential for this role. 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, creative arts, music and cooking; to name but a few!

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.

Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high quality care through a well-established and supported local work force.


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).

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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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