Creative Support – Relief Support Worker

19 April 2024

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  • Closing Date: Tuesday 30th April 2024
  • £11.50 per hour
  • Bury, Lancashire
  • Relief/Bank

The Intensive Support Service has been developed to provide a bespoke supported living services in the Bury/Heywood area of Greater Manchester to adults over the age of 18 with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs and complex needs.

The service will operate 24/7 using a trauma informed and case management model of care to provide support and opportunities for increased independence in the community for three adults. As a relief support worker you will be provided with support and direction from the support co-ordinator and service manager.

The adults accepted into the service have been identified through the Transforming Care Agenda

Staff members recruited will initially be required to work dynamically between the Registered Office, service and current care provision to ensure service users experience a well-planned transition into their new home.

  • Above all you will be warm, compassionate and caring
  • You will enjoy supporting people to live their best life
  • You will be a great communicator
  • You will be physically and mentally resilient due to the nature of the work
  • You will enjoy seeing individuals flourish when true care and compassion is shown in all aspects of their lives from cooking or baking, keeping their home and meeting personal care needs as well as meeting unique personal goals.
  • You will be happy working in a consistent, predictable way, in an environment that meets individual’s needs.
  • You will be observant and pay great attention to detail
  • You will have copious amount of compassion
  • You will be an excellent team player


In your role as a Relief Support Worker, you will support residents with shopping, cooking or baking, household tasks and meeting personal care needs, as well as meeting unique personal goals. You will be happy working in a consistent, predictable way, enjoying a calm and quiet environment that meets each individual service user’s needs.


Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer, who have recently received Investors in People Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme. We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.

We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.


Application Instructions:

Please note, we do not accept CVs as a form of application.

In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.

You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.