Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 76938
Posted: Thursday 4th July 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 25th July 2024
£11.50 per hour plus accrued holiday credit
Consett, County Durham
Relief/Bank

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:

  1. Developing warm and trusting relationships with service users promoting self-esteem, happiness and emotional health
  2. Supporting service users with a wide range of activities within the home and community which meet their needs.
  3. Providing service users with advice, care and regular health checks to ensure their physical health and well-being.
  4. 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.

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

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