Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 73689
Posted: Wednesday 15th May 2024
Closing Date: Wednesday 29th May 2024
£11.50 per hour
Darlington, Durham
Relief/Bank

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with learning disabilities living in their own homes in Darlington. We are currently looking to recruit an energetic, person-centred Relief Support Worker in the Darlington area to provide the highest standards of care to our service users with support needs.

Our services in Darlington provide care and support to individuals with a range of support needs including learning disabilities. We have a strong history of helping individuals with a wide range of needs to live independent and fulfilling lives, ensuring that our service users enjoy opportunities for personal development and engaging within their local communities. You will need to work flexibly with the upmost positive regard for the individuals we support and you will be paid on a weekly basis.

Relief Support Worker Duties:

  • Provide person-centred support to our service users on a flexible relief basis as and when required
  • To assist service users in the administration and monitoring of prescribed medication in accordance with the Scheme’s Medication Policy.
  • To enable service users to become as independent as possible and to grow in confidence, competence and personal effectiveness in areas such as: personal care, social skills/relationships, daily living skills and many more.
  • Support service users in maintaining the safety, security and comfort of their homes.
  • To promote the self-esteem, happiness and emotional health of service users.

Experience is essential for this role is essential and an understanding of positive behaviour support is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

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 Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme. We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.

Please note, we do not accept CVs as a form of application.

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. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

A list of all roles available can be located at: www.creativesupport.co.uk

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed 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. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS

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