Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 76586
Posted: Wednesday 28th February 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 14th March 2024
£11.50 per hour plus accrued holiday credit (effective from 01 April 2024)
Salford, Greater Manchester
Relief/Bank

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. We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.

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 for Support Workers to join our Relief team in Swinton.

We are seeking individuals who are strong, resilient, warm, motivated, and approachable with a strong value base to support service users with complex physical disabilities to live within their own tenancies.

We support service users in all aspects of their daily living, promoting choice, independence inclusive of personal care and moving and handling tasks, inclusion and wellbeing. You must have skills and/or knowledge in re-enablement principles. Working as part of our Swinton based team on a rota basis which does include sleep in shifts, you will deliver flexible, person centred support. Experience is essential.

Relief Support Worker Duties:

  • Providing respectful personal care, practical and emotional support,
  • Assisting Service Users to participate in the local community,
  • Ability to work flexibly in shifts over the weekend including waking nights,
  • Develop and sustain warm and trusting relationships with service users,
  • Collaborating with colleagues, families and involved professionals to ensure a coordinated and consistent service.

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. You will be paid on a weekly basis.

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 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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