Relief Support Worker (Job Ref: 22882)

Position Categories: Mental Health, new, North West, Part Time

Location: Stretford

Salary: £7.90 per hour plus accrued holiday credit

Closing Date: 09 August 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 22882JCP 22882GWO 22882RED


Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a non-profit provider of person centred care and support to older people, people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, and autism spectrum conditions. We are recruiting Relief Support Workers for our Mental Health Care Service in Stretford.

Your role will include:
• Providing practical and emotional support to service users in line with Personal Support Plans
• Identifying and accessing opportunities with service users to gain independence and confidence
• Working with service users in a recovery-focused way in line with their support and risk management plans
• Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that maximises outcomes for service users

Experience of working with people with mental health needs is essential; additionally, you must have a warm personality and be able to work in a person-centred way.

You are expected to be available to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, sleep-ins, and bank holidays.

This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training regarding the client group you work with, managerial qualifications, and up-to-date training regarding changes to the law governing social care.


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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