Note: The application date for this job has now passed.
Casual / Flexi
£7.87 - £8.40 (dependent on age, inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay)
For further information please contact:
Sarah Shallis on 01243 542714 or
Relief Support Worker
Hours – Flexible hours to fit around you
Salary – £8.40 per hour aged 21 and over or £7.87 per hour aged between 18-20 (Inclusive of 12.07% in lieu of holiday pay, Additional premium paid for sleep-in shifts)
Join us and help change lives.
Would you like to choose work hours to fit around family life, study or other commitments?
We are looking for caring and enthusiastic individuals to join us as relief support workers covering staff absences.
Hft is a national charity supporting people with learning disabilities to live the best life possible.
As a support worker you’ll be enabling someone with learning disabilities to develop independence and life skills. You will support with a range of everyday tasks from dressing and cooking to assisting with travel and leisure activities.
We have a range of vacancies in Walberton, Barnham, Fontwell and surrounding areas of Sussex. Due to the location, being a driver with your own transport is preferable but not essential.
We also have full and part time contracted vacancies offering 25 days paid annual leave, a comprehensive training package, pension scheme, and career development opportunities.
Join us and help 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.
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:
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 Worker:
Nice to Have’s: