Relief Support Worker
Creative Support is a non-profit provider of personalised care and support for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We support the 17 service users living at our Jarrow service to live independently.
We are looking for an experienced Relief Support Worker to provide person-centred support to people with a learning disability in Jarrow, South Tyneside. Your responsibilities will include:
- Providing intimate personal care, practical and emotional to people with a learning disability
- Identifying and accessing opportunities with the service users to support them to lead meaningful and fulfilling lifestyles
- Support individuals in the community with various activities. Including- shopping, disco & health appointments
- Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users
- Assisting the line manager with the day-to-day running of the service
- Working as part of a team and alone in service user homes
This is a fantastic service which enables great outcomes for the people we support. We are looking for Relief Support Workers who have the commitment and dedication to go the extra mile to enable people to achieve their personal goals.
Experience of working with people with a learning disability is essential. A relevant professional qualification is desirable. You must be warm and able to work in a person-centred way with people with a learning disability.
This Relief Support Worker role is based on a zero hour contract. You will be expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the Jarrow service, including evenings, weekends, bank holidays & possibly sleep-ins. You will be paid on a weekly basis.
This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training regarding the service user group you work with and training regarding changes to the law governing social care.
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.
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. Applicants seeking sponsorship – We can only accept candidates whose Visa is valid beyond three months of the listed closing date as we cannot guarantee The Right of Work.
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