Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 76757
Posted: Monday 13th May 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 28th May 2024
£11.50 per hour plus accrued holiday credit
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Relief/Bank

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are currently looking to add a Relief Support Worker to our team in Sunderland, Tyneside.

We are looking for warm, caring and compassionate individuals to empower people with a range of care needs to live independent and fulfilling lives. Our service in Sunderland supports service users with learning disabilities and mental health support needs related to communication, and is committed to helping our clients recognise their strengths, abilities and personal resources. To provide this care we require warm, motivated and person centred individuals with a keen interest in providing personalised support to meet individual care plans.

Relief Support Worker Duties:

  • To enable service users to become as independent as possible and to grow in confidence, competence and personal effectiveness in areas such as: social skills/relationships, personal care and hygiene, daily living and participating in the community
  • Support service users in maintaining the safety, security and comfort of their homes
  • To support service users in claiming their full benefit entitlement, budgeting and managing their personal finances
  • To assist service users in the administration and monitoring of prescribed medication
  • Enable service users to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life, to participate in the community and to develop their abilities as fully as possible
  • You will be paid on a weekly basis

Previous experience within a care role is an essential requirement for this role. Additionally, new starters must attend mandatory induction courses before commencing work within our Sunderland services.

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.

This is a relief position which enables you to pick up shifts at a time that suits you, and is ideal for fitting around personal commitments, study or caring responsibilities.

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.

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.

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

Investors in People | Silver     Investing in Volunteers | Silver     Stonewall Diversity Champion       Skills for Care endorsed provider    Disability Confident Committed