Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 74893
Posted: Thursday 4th July 2024
Closing Date: Friday 19th July 2024
£11.90 per hour plus accrued holiday credit
Morecambe, Lancashire
Relief/Bank

We are looking for respectful, warm and enthusiastic individuals to work in our Morecambe service that provides person-centred support to individuals who have a learning disability and live in supported housing.

 

Some of the people we support may also have a range of additional support needs including mobility and health issues. You will have the opportunity to support individuals with the wide range of activities that they enjoy, including going to the gym, to the beach and on days out. Days are rarely the same, and the support we provide is life-changing, so this is a rewarding and exciting career opportunity.

 

We offer an empowering model of support which enables people to lead fulfilling and happy lives, participate in their local community, develop independent living skills and achieve their personal goals and desired outcomes. As well as providing direct care and support, you will have the opportunity to act as a Key Worker supporting people to achieve their dreams and ambitions.

 

Relief Support Worker Duties:

  • Providing personal care to service users,
  • Medication administration,
  • Developing and sustaining warm and trusting relationships with service users,
  • Supporting individuals to access their own community, e.g. going to the pub, the gym, and on days out in and around the Morecambe area,
  • Carrying out general administrative duties and supporting with domestic tasks.

 

A minimum of twelve months experience of working with people who have a learning disability is essential for this role. It is also vital that you can demonstrate a ‘can-do approach’, person-centred values, compassion and commitment. You will be reliable and dependable, as consistency allows our service users to feel safe.  You should also have a positive outlook on life and a fun personality. You will be paid on a weekly basis.

 

The service locations are convenient for those relying on public transport, as they are close to bus stops.

 

Vacancy Reference Number: 74893

Applications for this role must be submitted via the Creative Support website using the above vacancy reference number.

 

We are a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organization – Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold award.

 

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. – This post will not be open to Sponsorship.

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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