Casual / Flexi
£7.50 per hour aged 21 and over or £6.74 between the ages of 18-20 (plus 12.07% payment in lieu of holidays)
Location: Chy Keres and Dom Care Service, Launceston and surrounding areas of Cornwall
Salary: £7.50 per hour aged 21 and over or £6.74 between the ages of 18-20 (plus 12.07% payment in lieu of holidays)
As a Relief Worker for Hft you will be requested to cover shifts regularly on an ad hoc basis. You are not an employee of Hft and remain a ‘Worker’ for the duration of each individual contract you undertake for Hft.
Hft will give you an induction, support and training in the role of Relief Worker. To make sure you have the basic skills and knowledge to work in an Hft service, we will ask you to complete our Relief Worker Induction Workbook, within the first 12 weeks, which meets Skills for Care’s Common Induction Standards.
As a Relief Worker you will be working to our philosophy of Person Centred Active Support, empowering adults with learning disabilities and complex needs in a huge range of everyday tasks including personal care, leisure activities, making choices and leading fulfilling independent lives.
You will be expected to learn, record and communicate electronically therefore basic IT skills are required.
Due to the location of our services and the individuals we support, being able to drive in line with Hft’s policies and procedures is desirable but not essential
To apply, click on the button at the bottom of this page or for further information please contact Glen Coombes, Registered Cluster Manager: 01566 779805 or Hft Cornwall office on 01208 815614 or email
Closing Date: Sunday 31 December 2017
Interview/Assessment date to be confirmed
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE
If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks after the closing date your application has not been successful on this occasion.
Hft’s usual terms and conditions apply.
Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, Hft is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do.
Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.
Job Description – Relief Worker
As a Worker for Hft you will be requested to cover shifts on an ad hoc basis. You are not an employee of Hft and remain a ‘Worker’ for the duration of each individual contract you undertake for Hft. Whilst carrying out work for Hft you are expected to comply with the following duties at all times.
You will report to the Operational Manager, Registered Cluster Manager, Senior Support Worker or Senior Supported Living Worker and they will inform you of your specific areas of work and responsibilities.
One to one meetings
You will be invited to attend one-on-one meetings with the Operational Manager, Registered Cluster Manager, Senior Support Worker or Senior Supported Living Worker. You may also be invited to join a group meeting with the staff team.
Purpose of the Job
To work within Hft’s Vision and Mission, values, Worker Guidelines and Relief Workers’ Handbook, to assist in the creation of an environment in which all individuals receive the highest possible standards of support.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
You must carry out all duties and responsibilities to the appropriate statutory requirements and internal guidelines
Support for Individuals
You will need to:
Person Specification – Relief Worker
What you need to be a Relief Worker:
Nice to Haves: