Relief Home Care Support Worker
Lancaster, Lancashire, England
Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs.
We are looking to recruit motivated and resourceful Relief Home Care Support Workers with an empathetic approach who are committed to providing and promoting a person-centred ethos for individuals with mental health needs and learning disabilities across Lancaster and Morecambe.
Our service provides focused interventions in community settings, as well as offering outreach support in service user’s own homes within Lancaster and Morecambe. You will provide person centred care and flexible support, enabling service users to meaningfully access their community, providing people with the opportunities to develop networks of support and participate in various activities.
It is essential that you are able to work independently on a one-to-one basis using your initiative, as well as part of a wider team of Support Workers. You will have good verbal and written communication skills and will be focussed on enabling our service users to develop and maintain necessary life skills and be a valued member of their local community.
Experience of working in a community based service is essential, as well as a full clean driving licence and access to a car in order to travel across Lancaster and Morecambe.
You will be paid mileage/travel expenses for travelling between homes.
This is a Relief Home Care Support Worker position with a zero hour contract which is ideal for fitting around personal commitments, study or caring responsibilities. In addition to opportunities for personal and career development, we offer good conditions of service and a supportive, hands-on management culture.
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, including 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 Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.
We expect all applicants to Creative Support to have had at least their first Covid 19 vaccination prior to starting employment with us and to be committed to having the second vaccination within a 3 month period.