Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 68575
Posted: Wednesday 14th February 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 29th February 2024
£11.50 per hour plus accrued holiday credit - pay scales are effective from 01 April 2024
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria
Relief/Bank

We are unable to offer any Skilled worker visas for any relief/ bank posts. This is because the Home Office require individuals to have a set annual earnings threshold of over £21,000 per annum and we are unable to guarantee hours on an ad-hoc basis.

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 Barrow, Cumbria.

 

We are looking for a compassionate, positive and creative individual to join our supportive and dedicated team at our supported living service in Barrow, Cumbria. We would love to hear from people who have the genuine passion and drive to want to make a positive difference in people’s lives who have learning disabilities and mental health support needs. The successful candidate will be supporting individuals at our beautiful and homely Supported Living Service in Barrow and out in the community. No two days will be the same as Support Worker, as the people that use our service have a wide range of interests and activities from shopping, afternoon tea, trips out visiting new places and coffee and cake days.

Support Worker Duties:

  • You will be enabling someone to live a fulfilling and independent life at home and out in the community,
  • Assisting with day-to-day living duties such as budgeting, shopping and supporting with medication and any personal care that may be required
  • To work flexibly including evenings and weekends, according to the needs of the service
  • 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, daily living skills and using community resources
  • To be responsive to the individual needs of service users within the framework of their Person Centred Plans

It is expected that you will work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the service. This unique and challenging opportunity will provide you with an environment that encourages personal and professional development.

Experience is essential for this role. You will have a warm, caring nature, and a commitment to making a positive difference in people’s lives.

You will be paid on a weekly basis.

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 Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

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 candidates who are located in and eligible to work in the UK.

 

Application Instructions:

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 recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk 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

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