Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 51988
Posted: Monday 20th June 2022
Closing Date: Tuesday 5th July 2022
£9.50 per hour
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Relief/Bank

We are seeking a caring individual, who values progressive and person-centred support to join our welcoming supported living team in Wolverhampton, West Midlands. We require someone who can enable our service users to develop their independence, gain new experiences and maintain good mental health and personal wellbeing.

You will support our service users in all aspects of their daily lives, both within their accommodation and out and about in their community. Where needed you will provide, support with medication and engage with lone working as well as working as part of a team. You will establish trusting relationships with service users and their families and wider support networks, ensuring a high level of quality support is provided.

The service is a new build property with 14 individual flats working in partnership with the housing association to provide bespoke support to service users who have a mental health diagnosis.  There is also a communal lounge and kitchen and a landscaped garden with onsite parking.

This is an interesting opportunity to work in a diverse environment, where you can go home every day knowing that you have helped people to achieve their goals.

For further information about the role please call or email the Siân Barber on 07971074640, sian.barber@creativesupport.co.uk

This rewarding role will require flexibility and experience is essential. An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or similar and a background in mental health are also desirable.

You will be paid on a weekly basis.

Our service is close to Wednesfield town centre and the Wolverhampton city centre, with local shops and activities available easily accessible by public transport.

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, provides information on the service and shifts as well as directions.

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 would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.

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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