Relief Support Worker

Relief Support Worker

Creative Support Ltd | Lancashire, England, UK

Posted 3 days ago

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Are you looking for a diverse role that is fun, stimulating and rewarding every day?

Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability living in our supported living service and supported via our outreach/domiciliary service based in Blackpool, Lancashire?

Creative Support are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and passionate Relief Support Workers to join our friendly staff team in Blackpool, Lancashire. Our vibrant supported living and domiciliary service provides person-centered support to adults who have learning disabilities, some of whom are on the autistic spectrum and have complex needs. You will provide person-centered care and support to tenants and service users on the outreach to take part in all aspects of everyday life and to enjoy life to the fullest. No two days will be the same for a Relief Support Worker, as our residents love to engage in activities such as swimming, walking, watching sports, baking, and many more!

Your Support Worker role will include:

  • Providing support with daily living and domestic tasks such as cooking and cleaning,
  • Providing excellent, respectful personal care to our service users,
  • Encourage residents to engage in a wide range of exciting activities inside the home and out in the community,
  • Be willing to work flexibly according to the needs of the service,
  • You will be paid on a weekly basis.

Previous experience is essential for all relief roles. We value the personal skills and interests you bring to the role and to the lives of service users. This role in Blackpool offers unique and challenging opportunities bringing great job satisfaction to those who are looking to make a positive difference to the lives of others and can provide a career path into social care.

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.

We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBT+ community.

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 would encourage candidates to apply to this post as soon as possible. If we receive a large number of applications we may process these prior to the deadline. 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 applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.