Overview

Salary: £9.90 per hour

Are you looking for a role whereby you can help make a difference to the lives of vulnerable adults and/or young families?

When you join us as a Relief Support Worker at our supported service the work you undertake will directly help to improve the lives of our service users. With each day providing new challenges you’ll work alongside the service manager and project staff to ensure the provision of a supported and structured environment to our customers.

Based in central Peterborough Fair View court is a 2 year stay hostel providing temporary supported accommodation for up to 18 homeless people aged 18 and over. The project is located within one mile of Peterborough City Centre and is within walking distance to local shops and amenities.

Each day you will work with support plans, maintain contact logs and help our customers to access further education training or employment. To be successful in this role you’ll need to be an empathetic individual with a natural flair in building relationships who is willing to help others to develop their confidence alongside their life and social skills.

Our ideal candidate will possess a passion for working in the supported living sector or be willing to learn and will appreciate the importance of providing excellent care for our customers. We are looking for a number of Relief Support Workers to join us who will go that extra mile whilst working as part of our team. If you are confident, reliable, available at short notice and interested in supporting people to live independently then you can play an instrumental part of this great team.

If you’re new to support work we’ll help introduce you and train you to build your experience in our sector. As a disability confident and inclusive employer we’ll always be delighted to hear from you.

This position is offered on a relief basis supporting across a 7-day rota.

Our Offer to you

As a leading provider of care and support when you join you will enjoy:

Investment in your personal development through our extensive learning and development opportunities.

Fully Paid DBS check

Family friendly, carers leave plus other paid leave

Employee Assistance programme

Free flu vaccinations

Long Service Awards

How to apply

Please click apply today to submit your Cv for this role.

Our vaccination requirements

Please note it is a mandatory requirement that you can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless you have medical exemption in line with government guidance. We will ask for evidence of your vaccination record if you are offered a role with us.

Equal Opportunities

As an equal opportunities’ employer, Longhurst Group is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We pride ourselves on looking after our colleagues and as part of our commitment we are an Employer for Carers and would welcome your application if you have additional unpaid caring responsibilities.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Longhurst Group.

Location: Peterborough, NO CODE

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