Relief Support Worker (Job Ref: 24427)

Position Categories: Learning Disability, Midlands, new, Part Time

Location: Sandwell

Salary: £7.90ph plus accrued holiday credit

Closing Date: 30 August 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 24427RED, 24427JCP, 24427GWO, 24427CRJ


Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a not-for-profit provider of care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are recruiting Relief Support Workers for our Supported Living and Outreach Support Services for people with learning disabilities in Sandwell.

We are looking for warm, dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to providing person centred support to people with learning disabilities. Your role will include:
• Providing respectful personal care, practical and emotional support to service users
• Maximising service user outcomes by working towards greater independence and social inclusion
• Involving service users in decisions about the care and support they receive and their lives
• Collaborating with service users, families and involved professionals to provide a consistent service that best meets the needs and preferences of service users

It is expected that you will work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the service.

Experienced is essential for this role. You will have a warm, caring nature, and a commitment to making a positive difference in people’s lives.

This unique and challenging opportunity will provide you with an environment that encourages personal and professional development. After successful completion of the probationary period, you will automatically be enrolled in the NVQ level 3 Health and Social Care Diploma and you will receive on-going training to best meet the needs of the service users.


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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