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Waking Night Support Worker - Hales Lodge - Winterton on Sea

Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Winteron on Sea
Salary Details:
£8.33 per hour plus excellent benefits
Advertising End Date:
02 Jun 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
20
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

Would you like to finish work each day knowing that you have made a difference? It is not just a job, it is a life experience. Join us and help us change lives.

We are recruiting Support Workers to join our established team in Winterton on Sea at a supported living service. 

We currently have 2 x 20 hour Wake Night Support Worker roles available. The shifts are: 22:00-07:00. 

At our Winterton service, we support eight people who all have a learning disability. They all like to get out into the community and four out of the eight have less mobility so they require hoisting and they use wheelchairs.

This role will also involve providing support for the eight individuals during the night. Duties will include supporting with settling the individuals into their bedtime routine, delivering all levels of personal care, ensuring they are comfortable during the night and checking on their general well-being, possibly administering medication during the night (full training is provided), updating admin/paper work and carrying out house hold duties such as laundry cleaning and ironing throughout the night.

We are looking for someone who is passionate and committed to making a difference to the people with learning disability. This is a challenging role however, it is also tremendously rewarding too!

In addition to this, you will be supported with our ongoing award-winning training to enhance your career. All of the Mencap training is fully paid for, the time you attend is also paid for and any travel costs to attend training will be reimbursed.  

* An enhanced DBS will be required for the successful candidate (Paid for by Mencap, T&Cs apply)

Vacancy ID: 16890
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