Vacancy Details

Creative Support is a high quality provider of support to individuals with a wide range of care needs including learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. Employing over 5,000 staff members, we are continuing to grow at a fast pace nationally and are looking for dedicated, caring Relief Support Workers to join our staff team in your local area.
Would you like increase your existing knowledge and practice of working with adults with a learning disability and mental health needs? We are looking for relief support workers to join our small, friendly existing team working at one of our 24 hour supported living services for seven adults who each live in a one bedroomed furnished flat in the beautiful, conservation area of Stanwix in Carlisle (the project is easily accessible on public transport). You will provide positive 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 specific needs helping service users to develop domestic, financial and emotional management and achieve greater independence and self-esteem. You will actively liaise with statutory, voluntary agencies and advocates/family members.

We are looking for dedicated, flexible and responsive individuals to provide personalised support in line with the principles of recovery. We are looking for individuals 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 client face on a daily basis and awareness of the delivery of supported living care. Prior support related experience is essential.

You must be able to work flexible shifts on a relief basis and you should enjoy working as part of a team.

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.

As a Creative Support Bank Staff member you will have access to our free app which allows you to pick up shifts in Stanwix and 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 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 subject to applying for an exemption certificate by calling Tel: 119

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.