Relief Support Worker
Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care.
We are looking for confident and calm Relief Support Workers in the Durham region to provide person centred support to service users who have a learning disability, complex needs and challenging behaviour so that they can experience a wide range of opportunities for personal development.
You will need patience and the ability to adapt to each of the Service Users who have varied communications skills; each person having their own unique way of expressing their needs. The Durham Services are provided over 24hrs, you must therefore, be willing and capable of covering a range of shifts inclusive of, weekends; evenings and bank holidays.
You will have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. You will have the maturity to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework, to accept responsibility and to grow in confidence as a skilled practitioner. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.
Experience for Relief Support Worker roles is essential. You will be paid on a weekly basis.
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 email@example.com 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