Relief Support Worker
Do you have the commitment and values to make a real difference to the lives of people with care needs? Are you passionate about empowering them to improve their quality of life, while supporting them to realise their hopes, dreams and aspirations?
Creative Support is a not-for-profit organisation which provides high quality, person-centred support. The support we offer is tailored to the individual client’s needs and wants, whilst encouraging independence and community engagement.
Prince of Wales Drive is an Extra Care scheme for older people located next to Battersea Park. The scheme consists of 59 self-contained flats and focuses on providing integrated, holistic care and support to older people with care and support needs. Needs may include dementia, mental health needs, physical disabilities, learning disabilities and complex health needs.
We are looking for calm, resourceful and energetic Relief Support Workers who are highly motivated, hardworking, and keen to support older people in a proactive and holistic manner. You will have well-honed skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for our all our service users. You will support people at our Battersea service to maintain a healthy state of wellbeing mentally, physically and emotionally. You will (alongside members of the person’s circle of support) empower individuals to be happy, healthy, and successful in achieving their life goals.
You must be willing to embrace all aspects of the Relief Support Worker role including, but not limited to, providing support with personal care and domestic tasks and supporting individuals to access work, education and social opportunities. We value the personal skills and interests you bring to the role and to the lives of the people we support at our Battersea service, such as, sports and outdoor pursuits, creative arts, music and cooking, to name but a few.
You will be required to work in a flexible manner on a roster basis which will include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins. Previous experience in working with vulnerable adults is essential.
As a Creative Support Bank Staff member you will have access to our free app which allows you to pick up shifts in any area of the country and provides information on the service and shifts, including directions.
We offer either weekly or monthly pay as a preference of the candidate.
If you wish to discuss this Relief Support Worker role further please contact Alda Gibson, Senior Operations Manager on 07970 742922.
Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.
We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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