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Relief Support Workers - West Wiltshire Supported Living

Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Trowbridge
Salary Details:
£8.88 per hour plus excellent benefits
30 Apr 2020
Vacancy Type:
Relief
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
Our person centred, professional team in Trowbridge & Devizes, are looking for responsible and motivated Relief Support Workers to join them to support Adults with a learning disability to work on an ad-hoc basis.
 
You will be supporting adults with a learning disability to be as independent as possible and enjoy all the things they like to do.  This might be anything from cooking and cleaning, to going to the supermarket or taking part in leisure activities. You will help them to lead the life they choose. We focus on person-centred support, tailored to individuals needs.
 
Shifts are rota based and will be spread across morning, afternoons and evenings, sleep-ins and waking nights shifts will also be available. Flexibility is essential as all our shifts will be spread across the weekdays and weekends, however as a Relief Support Worker you are able to choose the shifts that work for you. 
 

Being a support worker isn’t just about making the day to day life easier, it’s about improving the lives of these lovely individuals, so they can live the life that they choose and certainly deserve. Helping the people we support achieve their goals is one of the most rewarding parts of being a support worker and we will support you with award winning training throughout your career with us. 

Enhanced DBS is required for each successful candidate, which is paid for by Mencap.
 
Job ID  18585
 
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