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Relief 'Me Time' Facilitator - Nottingham

Department:
Lifestyles & Work
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Nottingham
Salary Details:
£8.36 per hour + excellent benefits
Advertising End Date:
27 Jun 2019
Vacancy Type:
Relief
About Mencap
We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. 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. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.
 

Our work includes;

  • providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose
  • providing advice through our help lines and web sites
  • campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want
Job Advert

A truly fantastic and highly rewarding opportunity has arisen for a relief “Me Time” Facilitator to join our hardworking and passionate team in Nottingham on a relief based contact.

Like anybody else, the people we support love to socialise and enjoy recreational activities together. At our service in Nottingham, we support people to do the activities they want to do like arts & crafts, gardening, drama, sports, cooking & baking and ICT skills. These groups give everyone the opportunity to learn and develop new skills, make and maintain friendships and be part of a fantastic community.

We are looking for someone to help us cover annual leave and staff absence. You will be helping reduce social isolation, supporting people with a learning disability to address their needs, increasing their independence and confidence and enabling people to reach their local community and do the things they love. 

You will need the ability to work on your own initiative and will be able to develop our local services through proactive approaches. Good interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with clients, employers, and other professionals is essential. The ability to maintain accurate and up to date records using IT based systems is required.

This is a fantastic opportunity to positively help people with a learning disability and challenge attitudes towards learning disability as a whole.

Does this sound like you….? If the answer is yes then we you like to hear from you!!

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