Relief Support Worker (Job Ref: 22592)

Position Categories: Autism, Complex Needs, Learning Disability, new, North West, Part Time

Location: Chorley, Preston and Leyland

Salary: £7.90ph plus accrued holiday credit

Closing Date: 26 June 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 22592RED, 22592JCP, 22592GWO, 22592CRJ


Short Job Description:

Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people living in supported living services in Chorley, Preston and Leyland?

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 Chorley, Preston and Leyland provides person-centred support to adults who have learning disabilities, some of whom are on the autistic spectrum and have complex needs.

We are looking for calm, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated, hardworking and keen to join our friendly teams. You will provide person-centred care and support to tenants to take part in all aspects of everyday life and to enjoy a wide range of 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 will have the maturity to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework, to accept responsibility. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.

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 challenging behaviour at times is essential. Prior experience in this field of work is 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, 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. You will be required to work in a flexible manner on a rota which includes evenings, weekends and sleep-ins.


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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