Relief Support Worker

8.90 GBP Hourly + plus accrued holiday credit
05 Jan 2021
19 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

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 to add a Relief Support Worker to our team in Sunderland, Tyneside.

We are looking for warm, caring and compassionate individuals to empower to people with a range of care needs to live independent and fulfilling lives. Our service in Sunderland supports service users with learning disabilities and mental health support needs related to communication, and is committed to helping our clients recognise their strengths, abilities and personal resources. To provide this care we require warm, motivated and person centred individuals with a keen interest in providing personalised support to meet individual care plans.

Relief Support Worker Duties:

  • Support service users in maintaining the safety, security and comfort of their homes.
  • To enable service users to become as independent as possible and to grow in confidence, competence and personal effectiveness in areas such as: social skills/relationships, personal care and hygiene, daily living and participating in the community.
  • To support service users in claiming their full benefit entitlement, budgeting and managing their personal finances.
  • To assist service users in the administration and monitoring of prescribed medication Enable service users to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life, to participate in the community and to develop their abilities as fully as possible.

Previous experience within a care role is an essential requirement for this role. Additionally, new starters must attend mandatory induction courses before commencing work within our Sunderland services.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,
  • Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate,
  • Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff,
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hour's teams.