Support Worker (Relief)

Up to £8.77 per hour (dependent on age)
28 Jan 2019
22 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Support Worker (Relief) 

Hft is a national charity that’s been supporting people with learning disabilities since 1962. We put the people we support at the centre of everything we do and use our experience to work in partnership with them to provide personalised services to more than 2,500 people. 

Position: Relief Support Workers 

Location: Staunton & Coleford, Forest of Dean (commutable from Monmouth, Ross–on-Wye and surrounding area) 
Hours: Various flexible hours available 
Hourly rate: Up to £8.77 per hour (dependent on age) 

Closing date: Friday 22 February 2019 
Interview date to be confirmed 

About the role: 

As a Relief Support Worker at Hft you'll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. In these roles, everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives, creating flexible services that meet people's needs and always looking for the best way of doing things. 

Covering leave, training and sickness with hours that fit in with life's other commitments; this is an ideal way of discovering if this is the career for you. 

There’s no such thing as a “typical day” for one of our Relief Support Workers. You never know what you might end up doing. You could be supporting someone to make their breakfast in the morning, go swimming or to a local cafe in the afternoon – or even helping them plan their birthday party or a family event. Sometimes it’s challenging, but it’s always rewarding. You’ll go to work knowing that you’re making a positive difference to someone’s life. And you’ll be working in a team of skilled, dedicated colleagues who’ll support you all the way. 

About you: 

You don't need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job - you'll get a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. 

You but must be self-motivated and be passionate about promoting independence and active lifestyles. 

Due to the rural nature of the area, a full, current UK or EU driving licence is preferable but not essential. 

What we offer: 

We offer a range of career development opportunities. We’ll give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible. 

Join us and help us change lives. 


You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP, Relief Worker, Relief Support Worker, Care Assistant, etc.

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