Relief Housing Support Worker

Job Reference: 75486
Posted: Friday 23rd February 2024
Closing Date: Friday 8th March 2024
£11.50 per hour plus accrued holiday credit (Effective from 1st April 2024)
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Relief/Bank

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. We are unable to offer any Skilled worker visas for any relief/ bank posts. This is because the Home Office require individuals to have a set annual earnings threshold of over £21,000 per annum and we are unable to guarantee hours on an ad-hoc basis.

Are you looking for a diverse role that is fun, stimulating and rewarding every day? Creative Support are currently looking for a caring individual to take on our Relief Housing Support Worker role in Fleetwood, Blackpool, providing the highest standards of care to individuals with mental health/complex needs.

This opportunity is perfect for someone who is interested in an exciting career in mental health. We are looking for someone who is approachable and warm and able to connect with the individuals we support.

Support Worker Duties:

  • Developing and sustaining warm and trusting relationships with service users,
  • Carrying out general administrative duties,
  • Providing emotional support to service users,
  • Medication oversight,
  • Supporting with daily living tasks, including budgeting and tenancy maintenance,
  • Communicating and building strong relationships with service users’ family, support network and involved professionals.

Experience of providing care and support to individuals with mental health needs is essential for this role. The benefits of joining Creative Support as a Relief/Bank staff member is the flexibility to pick shifts to suit you and work in services that are local to you.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
  • Free employee support programme
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams

We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBT+ community.

We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed.

Application Instructions:

In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.

You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to 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.

If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS

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