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Hft Forest of Dean
Relief Support Worker
Casual / Flexi
£8.21 - £8.40 per hour (dependent on age, inclusive of holiday pay)
For further information please contact:
Tom Smith on 01594 835965 or
Relief Support Workers
Location: Forest of Dean
Hours : Various flexible hours available
Salary: £8.40 per hour aged 21 and over or £8.21 per hour aged 18-20 (including 12.07% per hour for holiday payment)
We are looking to recruit enthusiastic individuals to join our Forest of Dean Services, working with individuals who have learning disabilities.
About the role
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.
Our vision is to ensure that the people we support with additional needs such as challenging behaviour or Learning Disabilities are given the same opportunities as everyone else.
Relief Workers can have flexible hours each week, deciding when they are able to work and where, fitting in with other commitments and tenants needs.
Applicants should be keen to develop both themselves and the individuals we support to ensure full potential is achieved. You will be welcomed in to the team and coached along the way and have specific training for your role.
Successful applicants require the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and other agencies, but must also be self-motivated and be passionate about promoting independence and active lifestyles.
A full UK or EU driving licence is preferable but not essential due to the rural nature of the area
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, 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:
What you need to be a Relief Worker:
Nice to Haves: