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Wake Night Support Worker - Mansfield, Notts

Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Mansfield
Salary Details:
£16,250 per annum pro rata + excellent benefits
Advertising End Date:
25 Sep 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
37.5
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 really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You’ll have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist.

You’ll make new friends and feel inspired to reach your potential. We’ll ask a lot of you - but you’ll get back so much more. With us, it’s 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
We are looking to recruit a Waking Nights Support Worker to support 12 people with a learning disability, and varying support needs including mobility and health needs, in one of our residential services in Mansfield. We have two positions available, both for 37.5 hours. 
 

We are working to make our recruitment as person-centred as we can. The service profile attached has been created with the people we support.

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, are hardworking and want to improve the lives of those with those with a learning disability, we will support you with progression opportunities throughout your career with us.

Could this be you?

What people like and admire about you-

  • You are caring and attentive
  • You have a patient and calm nature
  • You are self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • You enjoy being creative with your communication
  • You enjoy being part of a team and working towards a common aim
  • You aspire to develop as part of the team
  • You take time to understand the routines of others
  • Your domestic skills
  • You’re always friendly and positive
  • You don’t panic and can stay calm in challenging situations
  • You have experience or an awareness of supporting people learning disabilities

What’s important to you-

  • Helping people to live the life they want to lead.
  • Supporting people to enjoy their own space
  • Building relationships based on trust, and a genuine interest in other people.
  • Helping people to make choices
Benefits
 We believe that all employees are amazing and we wouldn't be able to achieve what we do without them. Here are just some of the ways we would value and invest in you.
  • 20 days’ holiday (exclusive of Bank holidays), increasing to 27 days’ with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme*
  • Amazing Induction
  • Access to award winning training and development
  • 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*
  • Tax free child care vouchers via salary sacrifice scheme for working parents
  • Loans for bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback 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

 

*T&C's apply based on contract