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Relief Support Worker - Broad Oaks, Rosebud - March

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£8.33 per hour plus excellent benefits
30 Nov 2019
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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.

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Do you want a role where you have flexibility around the days that you work? a Relief Support Worker role might be the right role for you!

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to positively impact the lives of others or someone who is seeking a new and exciting career within the social care sector.  We have opportunities for Support Workers to join our Relief Bank in our Broad Oaks service.

Broad Oaks are a lovely complex of 6 bungalows, with a really welcoming atmosphere, brightly coloured potted plants and lots of little seating areas where the residents can sit and enjoy the greenery.

This is a very busy service with lots of different daily activities that the people we support like to take part in, as a relief support worker a part of your role will be enabling them to do the thing that they love.  This will include going out into the community, swimming, going to the cinemas, bowling and many more… The activities will vary from person to person as they all have their own personalities, interests and hobbies – so we are looking for people who are active and enjoy being out and about!

The role of a support worker is diverse and therefore we are looking for people who are calm, caring and patient and who take pride in delivering outstanding care and support for the people they care for. The role will involve, personal care, administering medications and some of the people you will support will need help with feeding. 

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 disabilities, 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 which is paid for by Mencap

Job reference: 16711

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