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Relief Support Worker (3251454738)
Creative Support is a thriving and progressive national third sector social care organisation, with a passion for delivering high quality and meaningful services to the people we support. We require skilled and experienced Relief Support Workers for our supported living scheme in Higher Broughton, Salford. The service was commissioned by Salford City Council to provide a bespoke new building for people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and health care needs. The role will involve building warm and trusting relationships with individual service users, enabling them through person centred support to lead fulfilling lives in their homes and the local community. Relief Support Worker Duties:• Providing direct care and support which will include working closely with health professionals to ensure service users’ health care needs are met• Supporting people with their individual communication needs, ensuring their needs, wants and preferences are understood and met• Contributing to the delivery of support which meets people’s diverse cultural needs• Provide respectful personal care and support to individuals with cooking, cleaning, housework and other life skills• Supporting service users in accessing social and leisure activities We are seeking people who have experience of working with people with learning disabilities or who have transferrable skills from other care settings. You will work closely with families and other professionals, and be part of our wider network of high quality services across Salford.This is a Relief Support Worker position which enables you to pick up shifts at a time that suits you, which is ideal for fitting around personal commitments, study or caring responsibilities. The flexible shift pattern includes evenings, weekends and sleep-ins. 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 and shifts, including directions. You will be paid weekly. We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBTQ community.We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption. We would encourage candidates to apply to this post as soon as possible. If we receive a large number of applications we may process these prior to the deadline.