Relief Support Worker

Job Reference: 78296
Posted: Wednesday 3rd April 2024
Closing Date: Monday 22nd April 2024
Up to £11.50 per hour plus accrued holiday credit
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Relief/Bank

Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people living in supported living services in Leeds? We have three Supported Living Services in the Horsforth, Cookridge and Middleton areas of the City, providing person-centred support to adults on the autistic spectrum.

We are looking for experienced, calm and resourceful Relief Support Workers to join our friendly team. You will provide person-centred care and support with personal care as well as community activities such as walking, swimming and going to the gym. This will also include planning alongside members of the person’s circle of support to enable individuals to be happy, healthy and to be successful in achieving their wishes and aspirations.

The ability to support people who can express their needs though challenging behaviour at times is essential. Prior experience in this field of work is essential. We will value the personal skills and interests you bring to the role and to the lives of service users, such as sports, walking and outdoor pursuits, creative arts, music and cooking; to name but a few!

This role is ideal for people committed to making a positive difference in individual’s lives, including experienced support workers, graduates and those seeking a stimulating career path into social care.

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.

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:

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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