Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 68609
Posted: Thursday 29th February 2024
Closing Date: Friday 15th March 2024
£11.50 per hour plus accrued holiday credit - pay scales are effective from 01 April 2024
Barnet, London
Relief/Bank

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 add a Relief Support Worker to our passionate and committed team in Barnet, North London.

 

Our Barnet service provides support to individuals with learning disabilities. The ideal candidate will be respectful and able to provide excellent support that may include: administering medication and help with domestic tasks such as cooking and cleaning. You will also be passionate about enabling and encouraging our service users to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life, and to develop their abilities to the fullest.

 

Relief Support Worker Duties:

  • Assisting with day-to-day living duties such as budgeting, shopping and supporting with medication and any care that may be required
  • You will collaborate with service users, families, carers, and involved professionals to provide a coordinated and consistent service that maximises outcomes for service users
  • Be responsive to the needs of service users in line with Person Centred Plans and respond flexibly to changing needs
  • Encourage and support service users in expressing needs, views and concerns, enabling them to make their own choices and decisions

 

Previous care experience is essential for Relief Support Worker positions and successful candidates must attend mandatory induction training courses before beginning in the role. Car drivers are preferred, though not an essential requirement, to support with client engagement with the Barnet community.

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 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:

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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