Relief Support Worker
Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people living in a supported living service in the Bolton area?
Creative Support is a non profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. Our supported living service in Bolton provides person centred support to adults on the Autism Spectrum and who may also have learning disabilities and complex needs.
We are seeking calm, resourceful and energetic individuals who are well motivated, hardworking and who are looking to join our friendly, dedicated teams. You will provide person centred care and support to the individuals we support in all aspects of every day life and to facilitate a wide range of activities. You will have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. You will have the required skills and qualities to manage behaviours that challenge the environment and others and will have the maturity to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework, the ability to support people who can express their needs though challenging behaviour at times is essential. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.
The relief position enables you the opportunity to work alongside, and as an integral part of, our structured and hardworking teams across all projects within the Bolton services. This will enable you to develop a diverse range of experiences and knowledge whilst maintaining flexible working patterns to suit your circumstances. You will work closely with our local managers to book shifts either in advance, planned around your availability as well as being offered shifts on an ad-hoc basis.
You must be willing to actively embrace all aspects of the role including support with personal care and domestic tasks as well as promote and encourage opportunities to participate in community activities. 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!
We do not accept CV's 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 for 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.