Relief Supervisor (Care Services) – WMF1127e

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£35,745 - £36,648 pro rata
Covering across Westmorland and Furness Care Services – availability and localities can be discussed and defined after a successful interview.
Job Type
Full Time

Would you like to gain experience across a variety of Service areas within Care Services Westmorland and Furness?

Come and join our Bank of Relief Supervisors, providing essential support across all of our Service areas. This role will offer you the benefits of flexibility and variety, as well as development and experience opportunities.

We are looking for kind, compassionate candidates interested in the opportunity to make a real difference to both our Teams and the people we support, to join us as Relief Supervisors providing cover, across all our Service areas, as and when required.

At Care Services Westmorland and Furness, our Services include Residential Care, Disability and Mental Health Services, Support at Home and Extra Care Housing, and we are looking for versatile people, able to step into the position of Supervisor to cover short term and long term absences, wherever the need may be.

We want this to be a real opportunity for people to progress a career within Care and would welcome applications from both candidates with experience at this level, and those looking for development.

Who we are looking for

Ideally you will have a QCF level 3 in Care or equivalent qualification, and have some experience of team leadership, although this is not essential. We offer a robust induction, and we will support the successful candidate with any relevant training.

It’s more important to us that you have the right values and behaviours, engaging and encouraging staff to deliver care in a person-centred and dignified way, with the ability lead by example, set high standards and motivate our teams.

If this sounds like you and you share our passion for care, then please apply today!

Alternatively, for more information or to arrange an informal chat please contact the Care Services Recruitment Team on 

What can we offer you!

  • Excellent training and development offers
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)
  • Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms
  • Competitive rates of pay


This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 and requires an enhanced DBS check with a Adults Barred List check.

Please note this role involves working in regulated activity with adults. It is an offence for people who are barred from working in regulated activity to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with adults.

Application and Interview information

Closing date: 25/06/2024

Interview date: TBC

We are currently operating both in-person and virtual interviews. Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process for this specific position, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

If you are invited to a virtual interview, this will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software, which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Safer Recruitment

At Westmorland and Furness Council we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all employees, volunteers and the Externally Provided Workforce (EPWs) to share this commitment.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Westmorland and Furness Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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