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Waking Night Support Worker - Oaklands Court - Burgh Castle

Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Burgh Castle
Salary Details:
£16,250 per annum pro rata + excellent benefits
Advertising End Date:
25 Aug 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
18
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
MUST BE WILLING TO TRAVEL TO LOWESTOFT AND WINTERTON SERVICES.
 
Are you looking for a rewarding role where you can make a real difference to lives of people with Learning Disability?
 

We are currently offering relief opportunities – giving you the option to work when you want to work. Shifts are rota based and will be spread across morning, afternoons, evenings and include sleep-ins. Flexibility is important as all our shifts will be spread across weekdays and weekends. 

The people we support need you to be understanding, reliable and most importantly caring – one of Mencap’s key values. They also need you to support them in accessing new activities and new challenges within the community. The people we support enjoy a wide variety of activities such as watching the soaps, baking cakes and going to watch the football or visiting the park. Throughout all the services, you will be offering general support such as preparing meals, financial support and personal care.

As a support worker, all you’ll need to have is a positive attitude a desire to improve the lives of those with a learning disability and to be reliable. If you support the people within our service, we will support you with award-winning training and induction into your new role with progression opportunities throughout your career with us.

* An enhanced DBS will be required for the successful candidate (paid for by Mencap)

Job reference 17595
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