Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 76576
Posted: Wednesday 21st February 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 7th March 2024
£11.50 per hour plus accrued holiday credit (effective from 01 April 2024)
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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.

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are currently looking to recruit Relief Support Workers to our Bank Team in Market Harborough, Leicestershire.

We are looking for enthusiastic, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated and keen to join our friendly team in Market Harborough. These services are split over four sites in, delivering support to individuals with a wide range of needs. Two of the services have a waking night requirement, and the service users have high levels of support needs. The third has a sleep over requirement and supports two independent service users. The fourth service in Market Harborough is for young adults where we support them through their day-to-day lives, emotionally whilst assisting their development of valuable life skills.

Support Worker Duties:

  • Provide respectful and dignified personal care,
  • Financial Support,
  • Supporting with Housekeeping, cleaning and cooking etc.,
  • Work flexibly to cover the rotas as needed,
  • Develop and sustain warm and trusting relationships with service users.

Experience is essential for Relief Support Worker roles.

You will be required to work in a flexible manner on rota which includes evenings, weekends and sleep-ins. It is expected that all staff work a fair share of weekend and Bank Holidays.

It does not matter if you cannot drive; but you must be able to get yourself to work.

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, including directions.

You will be paid on a weekly basis.

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 would encourage candidates to apply to this post as soon as possible. If we receive a large number of applications we may process these prior to the deadline.

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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