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Relief Support Worker

Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Salary Details:
£8.50 per hour + excellent benefits
Advertising End Date:
27 Mar 2018
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About Mencap

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You’ll make new friends and feel inspired to reach your potential. We’ll ask a lot of you - but you’ll get back so much more. With us, it’s never ‘just a job’.

Support workers have a massive impact on the lives of the people they support. You can help us to make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability here and now.

Role Description
Due to ongoing success of the service a highly rewarding opportunity has arisen for a Relief Support Worker to join a well established team in Chippenham, Wiltshire on an- ad-hoc basis.

You will be supporting adults with a learning disability to do just the same things you and others do. This might be anything from cooking and cleaning, to going to the supermarket or taking part in leisure activities. You will help them to lead the life they choose. We focus on person centred support, tailored to individuals needs.

You will need to have:
Good people skills.
Ability to work to deadlines and within a constantly changing environment.
Ability to complete paperwork.
A willingness to participate in sleep-ins is essential.

One of the most amazing things about being a Support Worker is that anyone can do it! As long as you have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of those with a learning disability, we will support you with award winning training and progression opportunities throughout your career with us. 
An Enhanced DBS is required for each successful candidate (Paid for by Mencap, T&Cs apply)
Job reference 12418
We believe that all employees are amazing and we wouldn't be able to achieve what we do without them. Here are just some of the ways we would value and invest in you.
  • Amazing Induction
  • Access to award winning training and development
  • Pension contributions into NEST Scheme on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings*
  • Tax free child care vouchers via salary sacrifice scheme for working parents
  • Discounts and cashback at high street shops including major supermarkets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencapextras
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
  • Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program

*T&C's apply based on contract

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