Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 80376
Posted: Friday 7th June 2024
Closing Date: Monday 8th July 2024
£11.50ph plus accrued holiday credit
Gateshead, Tyne and Wyre
Relief/Bank

We are looking for calm, resourceful and energetic individuals who are motivated, hardworking and keen to join our team at Swanway, our independent Supported Living Service in Gateshead.

Swanway houses individuals who have a learning disability and other support needs (e.g. autism, mental health support needs and physical disabilities). The service consists of 12 apartments and a shared outdoor space/gardens. As a Relief Support Worker, you will have the opportunity to support individuals with the wide range of activities that they enjoy, including going to discos, swimming and going to the cinema. The ideal candidate will have skills in positive communication and engagement, and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. As well as providing direct care and support, you will have the opportunity to act as a Key Worker supporting people to achieve their dreams and ambitions.

Relief Support Worker Duties:
-Provision of personal care to service users
-Medication administration
-Developing and sustaining warm and trusting relationships with service users
-Carrying out general administrative duties and housing management tasks
-You will be paid on a weekly basis

A minimum of twelve months experience of supporting people with learning disabilities is essential. You must demonstrate a ‘can-do approach’, person-centred values, energy and commitment. You will have a strong work ethic and duty of care and be able to contribute to a positive team approach.

Vacancy Reference Number: 80376
Applications for this role must be submitted via the Creative Support website using the above vacancy reference number

We are a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organization – Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold award.

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. – This post will not be open to Sponsorship

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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