Vacancy Details

Are you looking for a diverse role that is fun, stimulating and rewarding every day? Creative Support are currently looking for a caring individual to join our dedicated staff team as a Relief Support Worker in Accrington, Lancashire.

We provide quality, personalised care and support to service users with mental health needs in their own homes, in the community or in a supported living scheme. You will support service users to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life at home and within the community. Some of the activities our service users enjoy are meals out, swimming, cooking and baking, exercising, arts and crafts and gardening. No two days will be the same!

As a relief worker you will be able to choose shifts that suit you. You will work well with the team and support us to provide an outstanding service.

Relief Support Worker Duties:
– 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, daily living skills, social, leisure and work activities and many more
– Medication administration
– Lone working
– To promote the self-esteem, happiness and emotional health of service users

The ideal applicant must have previous care experience in supporting individuals with mental health support needs. NVW LVL2 Health and Social care is preferred but not essential.
Our service has great public transport links, with Accrington train station only a 3-minute walk away.

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 on a weekly basis.

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 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.