Casual / Flexi
Up to £8.77 per hour (dependent on age)
For further information please contact:
Sue Chapman on 07836 607833 or email Sue.Chapman@hft.org.uk
Relief Support Worker
Location – Wadebridge, Cornwall
Hours – flexible to suit
Hourly Rate – £7.83 per hour ages 21 and over (£8.77 incl. 12.07% in lieu of holiday pay), or £6.74 between the ages 18 – 21 (£7.55 incl. 12.07% in lieu of holiday pay)
It’s not just a job, it’s a life experience. Join us and help us change lives.
Covering leave, training and sickness with hours that fit in with life’s other commitments; this is an ideal way of discovering if this is the career for you.
About the role
As a Relief Support Worker at Hft you’ll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. In these roles, everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives, creating flexible services that meet people’s needs and always looking for the best way of doing things.
Experience isn’t essential but you should possess the knowledge and confidence to enable people to live a more fulfilling and independent life. Having the right values and attitudes is more important than experience.
Hft provide 24/7 support to some people, as a Relief Worker 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.
Supporting with all aspects of the daily lives of the people we support including travel, holidays, personal care, accessing the community and helping to achieve goals.
No previous experience of support work or any special qualifications are needed for this job – you’ll get a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. You’ll need to have good communication and listening skills. Basic IT skills are also essential.
What we offer
With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible.
Dependent upon the number of hours you work per week, you may have the opportunity to work towards an industry recognised qualification that will enable you to build a career in the Health and Social Care Sector. You would be supported every step of the way as you work towards a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care with our approved training partner.
Join us and help us change lives.
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.
Relief Support 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, Service 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 Operation Manager, Service 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:
Relief Support Worker
As a Relief 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. Hft will give you an induction, support and training in the role of Relief Worker, but listed below are some key qualities that you should already have.
What you need to be a Relief Support Worker:
Nice to Haves: