Relief Support Worker

Recruiter
CREATIVE SUPPORT
Location
Stretford
Salary
Up to £7.60ph plus accrued holiday credit
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Creative Support is a non-profit provider of person centred care and support to older people, people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, and autism spectrum conditions. We are recruiting Relief Support Workers for our Mental Health Care Service in Stretford.

Your role will include:

  • Providing practical and emotional support to service users in line with Personal Support Plans
  • Identifying and accessing opportunities with service users to gain independence and confidence
  • Working with service users in a recovery-focused way in line with their support and risk management plans
  • Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that maximises outcomes for service users

Experience of working with people with mental health needs is essential; additionally, you must have a warm personality and be able to work in a person-centred way.

You are expected to be available to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, sleep-ins, and bank holidays.

This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training regarding the client group you work with, managerial qualifications, and up-to-date training regarding changes to the law governing social care.

We do not accept CV as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required, which we pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website.