Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 68801
Posted: Monday 3rd June 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 18th June 2024
£11.50 per hour plus accrued holiday credit
Wolverhampton, Shropshire
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 for a Relief Support Worker to join our team within a supported living service in Wolverhampton.

We are looking for warm, caring and proactive individuals to provide person centred care and support.  The service provides long term support with a recovery focus for people with mental health needs within a 24 hour service. We are looking for an enthusiastic flexible member of staff who is able to work on their own initiative.  You will be able to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds.

You will be responsible for providing person centred support as well as practical and emotional support to individuals living at the Wolverhampton service, whilst helping to ensure service users are able to enjoy valued fulfilling lifestyles.  The service is a large 36 flat building compromising of both general needs flats and flats where individuals are in receipt of 1:1 support such as daily living skills, health prompts, medication prompts and practical and emotional support in order for them to live independently.  You will form part of a friendly, motivated team of Support Workers, working closely with your colleagues to address and resolve any issues that are identified.

Relief Support Worker Duties:

  • Provision of practical and emotional support to service users
    • Provide support to individuals with cooking, cleaning, housework and other life skills
    • Develop and sustain warm and trusting relationships with service users
    • Carry out general administrative duties

The service is in the Whitmore Reans area of Wolverhampton just outside of the city centre with local shops just a short walk away, accessible by public transport.  There is free parking on site for staff and there are several bus routes that pass nearby from the local area and into the city centre.  Local amenities are within close proximity such as the Avion Centre, The Molineux football ground, West Park and The New Hampton Arts centre.

Previous experience working with service users with mental health needs is essential for our Relief Support Worker roles.

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 weekly.

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 Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme. We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.

 

Please note, we do not accept CVs as a form of application.

 

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 do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

If you would like any further information regarding the role please contact Registered Service Manager, Sian Barber on: 07971074640 sian.barber@creativesupport.org.uk

 

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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