Relief Support Workers (Job Ref: 24517)

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

Location: Bury

Salary: £7.90 per hour plus accrued holiday credit

Closing Date: 02 October 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 24517RED, 24517JCP, 24517GWO, 24517CRJ


Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organization which provides care and support to people with learning disabilities, autism spectrum conditions, mental health needs, and older people.

We are looking for warm, caring, experienced practitioners to provide person centred support to adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs in the Bury area. Your role will include:
• Providing practical and emotional support to adults with learning disabilities
• Promoting the independence of service users by developing daily living skills
• Identifying opportunities for community activities and social inclusion to prevent social isolations of service users
• Encouraging service users to be involved in decisions regarding their care and lives
• Collaborate with service users, their families and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service.

It is expected that you will work flexibly, including evenings, weekends, sleep-in and waking night shifts, to meet the needs of the service.

Experience 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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