Are you a caring person who likes spending time with people?
Do you have an interest/passion you could share with others? Maybe its gardening, photography, dance, crafts or simple DIY skills?
We are looking for someone who can work as part of a team as well as on their own initiative and think on their feet. Someone who can think outside the box, be creative with sometimes limited resources.
We have positions available across the county in; Horncastle, Louth, Spalding, Skegness, Stamford, Grantham and Boston.
About The Role
LCC is committed to providing an excellent person-centred approach for the people we support. At our bases around the county, we provide day opportunities predominantly to adults with learning and/or physical disabilities and older adults. As a Relief Support Worker, you will work as part of a team on an ad-hoc basis, offering a variety of activities, both on site and in the local community.
This could include;
- Developing the gardens and vegetable patch.
- Making simple meals.
- Health & wellbeing activities.
- Developing Micro-enterprises.
- Supported volunteering in the local community.
If you have a passion or hobby, turning this into an activity for others to enjoy.
The role includes supporting people with personal care, the use of moving and handling equipment, independent living skills and using our online systems to update records and information.
Our ultimate aim is to ensure the people we support live life to the full (please read attached document “Living Life to the Full”).
We have multiple opportunities available across the county and it is possible for a Relief Support Worker to work at multiple locations as required.
About the team
The services we provide are person centred support to a wide range of individuals helping them to achieve their aspirations, contribute to the local community and to live life to the full. The teams have a wide range of skills and experience and they are always looking to share their skills - what could you bring to the team?
The team work hard to ensure everyone they support are at the centre of everything they do.
We are looking for someone who enjoys working with others and is keen to learn and develop with our support. If you have a hobby or special interest, you can share this with the people we support, share your passion and enthusiasm and watch people grow from this.
Our ideal candidate would have the following qualities.
- Enthusiasm and the ability to think ‘outside the box’.
- Passion for making a difference in people’s lives.
- A flexible approach and a commitment to focusing the person and their strengths.
- Empathy and advocacy for the people we support.
A full Person Specification is available within the attached Job Description.
This could be where your journey starts.
Applicants must be 18 years old or older.
About Our Offer
The post comes with great in-house training opportunities. You will be fully trained in Moving and
Handling and the use of hoists, safeguarding, understanding autism and much, much more!
Along with a competitive salary we are offering;
- A Contributory pension
- Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
- Flexible working policies
- Career progression opportunities
- A generous annual leave entitlement plus the option to buy more
Further details can be found in our rewards and benefits brochure
If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please contact Sarah Ling via email email@example.com
PLEASE NOTE: It is imperative that your personal statement clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role as set out in the Job Description (attached on LCC jobs Site) and what you feel you can bring to this role, the team and the wider County Council.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided and search for "Relief Support Worker".