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Relief Support Worker

Posted 16 October by United Response
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£9.30 per hour
Liskeard , Cornwall
Permanent, full-time or part-time
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Role: Relief Support Worker

Salary: £9.30 per hour

Location: Liskeard

Are you looking for a way to help others?

Are you looking for a way to use your free time to have a positive impact?

United Response is a leading disability charity that is looking for a patient, compassionate individual to join one of our supported living services in Liskeard. We currently support one independent gentleman in a wheelchair who loves quizzes and attending the local day centre when possible.

What makes a good Relief Support Worker?

The only pre-existing skill we ask for is the ability to drive, everything else is about you and your personality. We are looking for people who have a genuine desire to help others and can work effectively as part of a team. It’s vital that you treat the person we support with the respect and dignity that they deserve, if you can marry this with a friendly nature you have all the key ingredients of a great Relief Support Worker.

What does a Relief Support Worker do?

The role of Relief Support Worker revolves around helping the person we support live his life as he chooses and could involve:

  • Providing active support
  • Assisting with jobs around the house
  • Encouraging the person we support to be as independent as possible
  • Accompanying on trips and leisure activities
  • Taking an interest in the lives of the person we support

Pay and benefits

  • £9.30 per hour
  • 28 days annual leave (pro-rata for part time)
  • Additional annual leave after 3 and 5 years' service
  • Pension contribution
  • Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
  • Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
  • Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan)
  • Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers

Please notes that successful applicants will be subject to a full DBS check.

Required skills

  • Caring
  • Charity
  • Disability
  • Patient
  • Supported Living
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Reference: 41203686

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