Relief Support Worker

Zoek Pin Swinton, The Scottish Borders, Scotland

Permanent (Part time)

Posted 24 days ago

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are currently looking for Support Workers to join our Relief team in Swinton.

We are seeking individuals who are strong, resilient, warm, motivated, and approachable with a strong value base to support service users with complex physical disabilities to live within their own tenancies.

We support service users in all aspects of their daily living, promoting choice, independence inclusive of personal care and moving and handling tasks, inclusion and wellbeing. You must have skills and/or knowledge in re-enablement principles. Working as part of our Swinton based team on a rota basis which does include sleep in shifts, you will deliver flexible, person centred support. Experience is essential.

Relief Support Worker Duties:

  • Providing respectful personal care, practical and emotional support,
  • Assisting Service Users to participate in the local community,
  • Ability to work flexibly in shifts over the weekend including waking nights,
  • Develop and sustain warm and trusting relationships with service users,
  • Collaborating with colleagues, families and involved professionals to ensure a coordinated and consistent service.

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.

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, provides information on the service and shifts as well as directions. You will be paid on a weekly basis.

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.
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