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Relief Support Worker

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Creative Support is a non-profit provider of person-centred support for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, physical disabilities and other support needs. We are recruiting a Relief Support Worker for our Floating Support Service in Middlesbrough. Here, we support people with a learning disability and/or mental health needs within their own home or out in the community. This may include support with domestic tasks and home maintenance, emotional support, social inclusion, financial management with paying household bills, shopping and cooking. The floating support service spans throughout the Middlesbrough area with a radius of 5 miles. We currently support over 30 service users, with the hope of expanding. Relief Support Worker Duties: • Providing personal care, and practical and emotional support to people with a learning disability/mental health needs• Identifying and accessing opportunities for social inclusion with service users• Working with service users in a recovery-focused way, in line with their individual support plans• Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users• Assisting the line manager with the day-to-day running of the service Experience of working with people with a learning disability/mental health needs is essential for all our Relief Support Worker positions. The position is open to graduates, experienced practitioners, and people looking to start their career in social care. You must be warm and able to work in a person-centred way. A full driving license is essential for this role. This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. This is a Relief Support Worker position which enables you to pick up shifts at a time that suits you, and is ideal for fitting around personal commitments, study or caring responsibilities. 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, provides information on the service and shifts as well as directions. Mileage expenses will be paid between support sessions as you will need to travel across the Middleborough area.

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