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Support Worker - Broad Oaks, Rosebud - March

Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
March
Salary Details:
£16,250 per annum pro rata + excellent benefits
Advertising End Date:
29 Sep 2019
Vacancy Type:
Contract
Hours Per Week:
14.5
About Mencap
 Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

 

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. 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’.

Support workers have a massive impact on the lives of the people they support. You can help us to make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability here and now.

That means listening to them, understanding what they like, and supporting them to make decisions and achieve the things they want to achieve.

Job Advert

Supporting Rosebud at Broadoaks will be varied daily as we support 6 ladies and 1 gentleman 24 hours a day and they will need your full support with all daily tasks, these include:

  • Personal care (trustworthy, caring, inclusive)
  • Medication (trustworthy, caring, inclusive)
  • Health Appointments (trustworthy, caring, inclusive, positive, challenging)
  • Food and Drink (trustworthy, caring, inclusive, positive, challenging)
  • Housework (trustworthy, caring, inclusive, positive)
  • Sleep Ins

Between our ladies and gentleman you will need to have a passion for dancing, singing, humour,silly jokes, a great sing-a-long voice for musicals, a passion in arts and crafts especially colouring and painting.  We have many shoppers who like to walk around the local town and nearby cities. We attend many keep fit classes so a love for sports is a must!  We like to attend a monthly disco in our local town, staffs dance moves are always a bonus as we love people to join in with us. We love watching movies so many trips to the cinema are always on our activity planners. We like our holidays and outings so be creative, think outside of the box. We have some lovely nature reserves in our local town and we like a casual walk to these on a regular basis. You are always going to get takers for meals out or a drink at the local pubs, this is something we all enjoy to do on a regular basis.

Between all 7 you need to be prepared for an on the day adventure, at the cinema, lunch out, the Zoo or shopping and then an evening stroll or visit to the local pub. Pack for all occasions. Comfy shoes essential!

Vacancy ID: 17814
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 (including 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 from day 1
  • 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