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Relief support worker

Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Prenton
Salary Details:
8.33 per hour + excellent benefits
Advertising End Date:
07 Apr 2019
Vacancy Type:
Relief
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 meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist.

You’ll make new friends and feel inspired to reach your potential. We will ask a lot of you - but you’ll get back so much more. With us, it is 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
Ref: 16327
 
We are looking for 2 new male relief workers to join our team of 14 support workers supporting 2 gentleman in their late 20's-early 30's in Prenton on the Wirral. 
 
You must be a motivated, positive and happy individual who likes working as part of a team to help support these 2 young men to lead meaningful lives.
 
You will be supporting them with all aspects of day to day living, personal care, medication, accessing the community etc.
They enjoy all types of different activities, including going to the park, swimming, cycling, eating out, going to chester zoo and other local attractions. 
 
Shift timings vary, we provide support during the day 7am-10pm, sleep shifts and also waking night shifts and as a relief worker you will be covering contracted staff leave at the service as well as having the opportunity to work in other services across Merseyside and wider if you wish. 
 
Experience supporting people with challenging bahaviour is an advantage however full training is provided.
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.

  • Flexibility to work the hours you choose
  • 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