Relief Support Worker

Recruiter
CREATIVE SUPPORT
Location
Preston
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 not-for-profit provider of care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are recruiting Support Workers for our Mental Health Service in Preston.

We are looking for motivated, resourceful individuals who are committed to providing person centred support to people with mental health needs. Your role will include:

  • Developing daily living skills and accessing educational, vocational and leisure activities with service users
  • Building confidence, self-esteem, hope and positive coping skills in service users
  • Developing with the individual Person Centred Support Plans aimed at recovery, happiness, health and achieving of service user goals and aspirations
  • Implementing guidelines and risk management plans and working positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos

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. After successful completion of the probationary period, you will automatically be enrolled in the NVQ level 3 Health and Social Care Diploma and you will receive on-going training to best meet the needs of the service users.

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.