Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 59157
Posted: Friday 12th August 2022
Closing Date: Monday 29th August 2022
£11.05 per hour (indexed to the London Living Wage)
Wandsworth, London
Relief/Bank

We are recruiting a team to support tenants with a learning disability or autism to enjoy a fantastic quality of life in a new-build development of 9 self-contained flats, purpose designed to maximise independence and community connections.

We require flexible and reliable bank workers to support our staff to provide a high quality service. This rewarding role will require working shifts which suit you and meet service user needs.

Available shifts will include weekdays, evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins.

You must be committed to an empowering approach to support which enables people to lead fulfilling and valued lives, maintain their tenancies, participate in their local community, develop independent living skills and achieve their personal goals and desired outcomes.  As well as providing direct care and support, you will have the opportunity to support people to achieve their dreams and goals. Many of the service users will be young adults and this may be their first experience of living in their own home, with your support and mentoring they will be able to establish a full and positive lifestyle.

You will need some relevant experience of supporting people with a learning disability, autism or other support needs. You must have a ‘can-do approach’, person-centred values, energy and commitment. You will need good communication skills and the ability to contribute to written records. You will have a strong work ethic and duty of care and be able to contribute to a positive, team approach.

The service is located close to Wandsworth High Street and Wandsworth Common and is easily accessible by public transport, including buses and overground.

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, provides information on the service and shifts as well as directions. 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 would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.

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.

 

To find out more about this opportunity please contact the London office on 0207 2722 865.

 

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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