Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 76705
Posted: Monday 15th April 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 30th April 2024
£11.50 per hour plus accrued holiday credit
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Relief/Bank

Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people in our personalised services across Wakefield?

Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care services. Working to empower people with a range of care needs to live independent and fulfilling lives, we are committed to helping our clients recognise their strengths, abilities and personal resources.

You will be providing personalised care and support to adults with learning disabilities, all who have unique support needs. To provide this care we require warm, motivated and person-centred Relief Support Workers with a keen interest in providing personalised support to meet individual care plans.

You will work in the principle of Creative Support, promoting active and independent lifestyles for the adults you support. You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to provide respectful personal care. We welcome applicants who are experienced as well as those who are looking for a new career in the care sector.

Your duties as a Relief Support Worker will include:

  • Providing respectful care, as well as practical and emotional support to the service users at our Wakefield services.
  • Maximising social opportunities and community engagement
  • Developing and sustaining warm and trusting relationships with service users
  • Collaborating with colleagues, families and involved professionals to ensure a coordinated and consistent service
  • You can chose to be paid on a weekly or monthly basis

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.

We would encourage candidates to apply to this post as soon as possible. If we receive a large number of applications we may process these prior to the deadline.

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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