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Full time Support Worker - Croydon

Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Croydon
Salary Details:
£17514 per annum (37.5hrs) plus excellent benefits
Advertising End Date:
18 Mar 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
37.5
About Mencap
At Mencap we work in partnership with people with a learning disability. We do this by providing high-quality, flexible services that support people, including young adults, to live as independently as possible in their own homes and in the community.

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You’ll have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist.

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’.

In return for your hard work and passion we can give you real meaning and purpose in your work.

Job Advert
Our person centered, professional teams are looking for responsible and motivated Support Workers to join them to support Adults with a range of needs.

The people you will be supporting enjoy a variety of activities including Music, Bowling, Dancing,Shopping, Cooking, Socialising, going on days out, Cinema,pampering sessions and walks. Often the people we support loves to explore their communities and environs.

At Mencap we encourage Inclusion for the people we support and having conversations about things that are of interest in their daily life is something they truly value.

We would love to hear from you if you are a passionate, fun loving and enthusiastic person, who enjoys an active lifestyle. A great team player is needed, to work closely with people we support, families and other staff to ensure we are all delivering the best support we can and that we are happy and fulfilled.

The role

You must be willing to work flexibly as and when required. You will work on a rota basis throughout the week and at weekends including Bank Holidays.You must be willing to support People we support with Personal care and do sleep in shifts

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 progression opportunities throughout your career with us.

For further details of this role please click on the attachments at the bottom of this advertisement.

Job reference: Croydon 15293
Benefits
As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme
  • Service related sick pay when 6 month probation is completed
  • Pension contributions into NEST Scheme on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings
  • Death in service life cover for a nominated beneficiary under our life assurance scheme
  • Loans for debt consolidation,bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major super markets, 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
  • Access to award winning training and development

*T&C's apply based on contract