Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 75652
Posted: Wednesday 15th May 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 30th May 2024
£12.00 per hour plus accrued holiday credit
Carlisle, Cumbria
Relief/Bank

Could you be the next enthusiastic team-player to join our award winning care home? The Laurels has been recognised as being one of the 20 top rated Care Homes in the region based on published reviews from residents and their family and friends

We are looking for caring, reliable and flexible Relief Support Workers to build on our team of experienced support staff providing care to older adults and older adults with dementia living in a residential care home in Carlisle.

Our Carlisle service focuses on promoting independence, maintaining dignity, encouraging inclusion and supporting general health and wellbeing in a positive manner. You must be a warm, caring and trustworthy individual who is committed to the welfare of others.

Relief Support Worker Duties:

  • Providing support on an emotional and practical level with personal care needs, household tasks, medication, diet and nutrition and healthy living
  • Encouraging residents to engage with social activities both within and outside the home
  • Develop and sustain warm and trusting relationships with service users
  • Carry out general administrative duties and housing management tasks

This is a Relief Support Worker position which enables you to pick up shifts at a time that suits you, which is ideal for fitting around personal commitments, study or caring responsibilities. The flexible shift pattern includes evenings, weekends and sleep-ins.

Due to the range and abilities of our residents you will need prior experience of supporting older adults with dementia.

Our Carlisle service is on a main public transport route and is easily accessible.

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.

Vacancy Reference Number: 75652

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

Full training is provided, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care. Benefits of working with Creative Support include a probationary bonus, pension contributions, 28 days Annual Leave and company paid enhanced DBS.

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

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 under the UKVI scheme.

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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