Relief Support Worker
Hours – You can choose the hours that you work, to fit in with your lifestyle
Hourly rate: £7.83 ages 21 and over, or £7.01 between the ages 18-20 (both plus 12.07% in lieu of holiday pay).
Supporting someone to get dressed, to helping them plan a family event. Join us and help us change lives.
As an Hft Relief Support Worker, you’ll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible.
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 2500 people.
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. You’ll be working in a team of skilled, dedicated colleagues committed to doing the same and they will support you along the way.
About the role
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.
Relief posts are completely flexible; you choose the hours you want to work, covering leave, training and sickness within our Supported Living Services, with hours that fit in with life’s other commitments; this is an ideal way of discovering if this is the career for you.
You don’t need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job; what matters most is your positive attitude to life and your desire to support people to live their own life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible.
What we offer
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 Hft and help us to change lives.