Relief Support Worker
Are you a warm, highly motivated person with person-centred values who can empower and support people with a learning disability to transform their lives? Are you creative, proactive and willing to go the extra mile to enable people to achieve their aspirations?
We are recruiting a new team to support tenants with a learning disability or autism some of whom may have other needs including physical disabilities, behaviour which may challenge and mental health needs. You will be supporting service users to enjoy a fantastic quality of life in a new-build development of 7 self-contained flats, purpose designed to maximise independence and community connections. The accommodation is located in a very pleasant residential location in Tooting Bec, close to bus routes and local amenities.
We require flexible and reliable bank workers to support our staff to provide a high quality service. This rewarding role will require working shifts which suit you and meet service user needs. Available shifts will include weekdays, evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins.
You must be committed to an empowering approach to support which enables people to lead fulfilling and valued lives, maintain their tenancies, participate in their local community, develop independent living skills and achieve their personal goals and desired outcomes. As well as providing direct care and support, you will have the opportunity to support people to achieve their dreams and goals. Service users may enter the service at different stages in their life including: transition into adulthood, moving into old age, times of crisis or ill health and when approaching end of life.
We offer our bank workers on-going free mandatory and service specific training and we can support you to complete the Care Certificate. We will offer you supportive management and good availability of work.
The service is located in Tooting Bec and is easily accessible by public transport, including buses and overground. To find out more about this opportunity please feel free to contact Pia Parekh, Senior Service Manager, at Pia.Parekh@creativesupport.co.uk or 07976 915 989.
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.
We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.
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 email@example.com 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