Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 42304
Posted: Friday 18th June 2021
Closing Date: Friday 9th July 2021
£9.20 per hour
Consett, Durham

Creative Support is a non-profit provider of personalised care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are recruiting a Support Worker for our Relief Team at our services in Durham.

We are looking for flexible, confident and calm individuals in Consett, Durham to provide person centred support to service users with learning disabilities, an autistic spectrum condition and/or mental health conditions so that they can experience a wide range of opportunities for personal development while living in their own home. The service supports individuals living in 6 flats at the service. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.

Support Worker Duties:

• Providing respectful personal care, practical and emotional support to service users,
• Positive communication skills and engaging with service users with mixed needs,
• Work within a Positive Behaviour Support framework,
• Working as part of a team and alone in service user homes,
• Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users.
Experience is essential for this role.

As a relief Support Worker you must be flexible in covering shifts.

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.

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 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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