Relief Support Worker
Creative Support is a high quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs including older people, individuals with a learning disability and other needs. Employing over 5,000 staff members, we are continuing to grow at a fast pace nationally and are looking for dedicated, caring individuals to join our staff team in your local area.
We are looking for experienced, calm and resourceful relief support workers to join our friendly team, working across the Durham region to provide person centred support to service users who have a learning disability and complex needs so that they can experience a wide range of opportunities for personal development.
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 confidence to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework, to accept responsibility and to develop as a skilled practitioner. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.
This relief support worker role will include:
- Developing warm and trusting relationships with service users promoting self-esteem, happiness and emotional health
- Supporting service users with a wide range of activities within the home and community which meet their needs.
- Providing service users with advice, care and regular health checks to ensure their physical health and well-being.
- Offering support to individuals who express their frustrations and needs
Experience of working with people who have learning disabilities and/or complex needs is essential for this relief support worker role.
As a Creative Support Relief Support Staff member you will have access to our free app which allows you to pick up shifts in Leeds and any area of the country, provides information on the service and shifts as well as directions. You will be paid weekly.
Car drivers are preferable in order to provide transport for service users to any activities they may like to attend within the community.
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