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Female Part Time Support worker, Loughton, Essex -30hrs - 3 MONTHS ONLY

Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Loughton, Essex
Salary Details:
£8.33 per hour plus excellent benefits
29 Nov 2019
Vacancy Type:
Temporary
Hours Per Week:
30
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

We are currently looking for a Female Support Worker. Flexibility is important as all our shifts will be spread across the weekdays and weekends on a temporary 3 months contract

Duties vary for a Support Worker from personal care to some domestic jobs. These domestic jobs will include cleaning and ironing, sweeping, mopping and deep cleaning of the cooker once a month. Other duties will include recording and reporting including scanning of some documents to manager. You will need a person centered approach to support.You will need to be upbeat and like music and have some experience in this field

You will be required to attend team meetings a minimum of 4 times a year.

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

This post requires applicants to undertake personal care duties and therefore is only applicable for female applicants.
 

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.

 
Job ref: 17820
 
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