Relief Support Worker
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 for Relief Support Workers to join our Relief Team in Newbury.
Based in the Newbury area, our Supported Living Services and Outreach Services for individuals with learning disabilities are seeking warm, engaging, confident and flexible people to be part of our highly motivated team. You must be prepared to ‘go the Extra Mile’ to ensure that service users are enjoying the highest quality of life and have opportunities to become more independent and connected to their communities. We are looking for calm, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated, hardworking and keen to join our friendly team. You will have excellent communication and team working skills whilst promoting service user’s dignity, independence and well-being.
Relief Support Worker Duties:
- Provision of practical, emotional and behavioural support to service users,
- Supporting individuals who communicate non verbally,
- Support with community activities such as walking, swimming etc.,
- Develop and sustain warm and trusting relationships with service users,
- Support with Personal Care and domestic tasks.
Prior experience in this field of work is also essential for this role. You will be paid on a weekly basis.
This role offers unique and challenging opportunities bringing great job satisfaction to those who are looking to make a positive difference to the lives of others.
Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high quality care through a well-established and supported local work force.
Benefits of working with Creative Support:
- Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,
- Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff,
- All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hour’s teams.
If you feel you have the right attitude, values and passion for this role we would love to hear from you.
As a Creative Support Relief Support Worker 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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