Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 80120
Posted: Thursday 22nd February 2024
Closing Date: Wednesday 6th March 2024
£11.50ph plus accrued holiday credit - pay rate from 01 April 2024
Rugeley, Staffordshire
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 Workers to our passionate and committed team in central Rugeley, Staffordshire.

We are looking for warm, flexible and compassionate Relief Support Workers to join our Supported Living service in the centre of Rugeley, Staffordshire. Our service provides varying levels of care to 14 individuals with a range of support needs which can include learning disabilities. Some of the individuals require personal care, help taking medication and with other day to day tasks. Others are more independent and enjoy going out into the community alone.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about enabling and encouraging our service users to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life, and to develop their abilities to the fullest. Shifts will often be worked in teams of 3 to 4 staff members ensuring quality person-centred support to all of our service users.

Relief Support Worker Duties:

-Flexible working hours to include daytimes, evenings, weekends and sleep-ins
-Assisting with day-to-day living duties such as budgeting, shopping and supporting with medication and any personal 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

Being in the centre of Rugeley, our service has great transport links with regular buses in and out of the town. Experience is essential for all relief roles.

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 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.

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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