Relief Support Workers (Job Ref: 22653 )

Position Categories: Autism, Complex Needs, Learning Disability, Mental Health, new, North East, Part Time

Location: Consett

Salary: £7.90 per hour plus accrued holiday credit

Closing Date: 10 July 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 22653RED, 22653JCP, 22653GWO, 22653CRJ


Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care.

We are looking for confident and calm individuals in the Durham region to provide person centred support to service users who have a learning disability, an autistic spectrum condition and/or mental health conditions so that they can experience a wide range of opportunities for personal development while living in their own home.

You will need patience and the ability to adapt to each of the Service Users who have varied support needs. The services are provided over 24hrs, you must therefore, be willing and capable of covering a range of shift patterns inclusive of, weekends; evenings and bank holidays.

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 and to grow in confidence as a skilled practitioner. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.

These are supported living services based in Consett supporting people living in 6 individual flats. Experience is essential.


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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