Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 47665
Posted: Thursday 16th June 2022
Closing Date: Friday 1st July 2022
£9.50 per hour
Liverpool, Merseyside
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 team in Liverpool, Merseyside.

We are looking for creative, positive and dynamic individuals to provide personalised support plans to service users in our learning disabilities supported living services in Liverpool, Merseyside. Working alongside our dedicated team in Liverpool you will provide practical, emotional and behavioural support to individuals with learning disabilities enabling them to develop the skills to have a great quality of life as important and valued members of the local community.

Relief Support Worker Duties:

  • To advise, encourage and support service users so as to maximise their self-care and independent living skills,
  • To promote the service user’s self-esteem and enable them to express their preferences and make choices and decisions,
  • To support service users in budgeting and managing their finances,
  • Be willing to work flexibly according to the needs of the service,
  • To encourage service user’s to identify their strengths and interests and to support service users in accessing social, leisure, education and work activities.

You must be able to work using your own initiative, promote independence and work effectively as part of a team to allow service users enjoy the highest quality of life. Experience is essential for this role, however training will be provided.

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 and shifts, including directions.

You will be paid on a weekly basis.

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 would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome subject to applying for an exemption certificate by calling Tel: 119

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.

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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