Vacancy Details

Creative Support is a high-quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs including mental health needs, learning disabilities, and other needs. Nationally, we are continuing to grow at a fast pace and are looking for dedicated, caring individuals to join our staff team in your local area. This role is based at Heysham in Lancashire.
The Relief Support Worker role is an opportunity for you to utilize your existing experience and knowledge of working with adults with a learning disability and forensic background.

You will be warm, understanding and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will be highly motivated and interested in working with people with complex needs and histories. You will be emotionally resilient and open to working with our Practice Lead to enable the service to strive to learn and change with our service users.

You will provide practical support to individuals to enable them to participate in community activities. You will also work with and develop a personal support plan that addresses individual needs, including helping service users to develop their domestic, financial and emotional management and achieve greater independence and self-esteem. You will actively liaise with statutory and voluntary agencies, as well as advocates/family members.

We need dedicated, flexible and responsive individuals to provide personalised support in line with the principles of recovery. We are looking for Relief Support Workers in Heysham who are highly motivated, have a positive outlook and are able to engage and motivate individuals to participate in a range of activities. You will have a keen insight into the challenges that our service users face on a daily basis and an awareness of the delivery of supported living care. You will be paid on a weekly basis.

Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high-quality care through a well-established and supported local work force.
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 LGBT+ 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. We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed.