Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 46430
Posted: Friday 22nd October 2021
Closing Date: Wednesday 10th November 2021
£9.10 per hour plus accrued holiday credit
North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear
Relief/Bank

Working to empower to people with a range of care needs to live independent and fulfilling lives, Creative Support is committed to helping our clients recognize their strengths, abilities and personal resources. As an employer of over 5,000 staff members, we work nationally to provide responsive and individually tailored support to service users with a wide range of disabilities and support requirements.

Our services in the Tyneside area (Gateshead, Wallsend, Whitley Bay and South Shields) provide care to a diverse range of support types including learning disabilities and mental health relating to communication. To provide this care we require warm, motivated and person centred individuals with a keen interest in providing personalised support to meet individual care plans.

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.

This rewarding role will require flexibility and experience is essential.

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.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • You will be paid on a weekly basis
  • Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme
  • Competitive pay and accrued annual leave pay
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hours teams.

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 expect all applicants to Creative Support to have had at least their first Covid 19 vaccination prior to starting employment with us and to be committed to having the second vaccination within a 3 month period.

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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