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Female Waking Night Support Worker - Bath

Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Bath
Salary Details:
£17,328 per annum (pro rata) + excellent benefits
15 Mar 2020
Vacancy Type:
Contract
Hours Per Week:
36
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 looking to recruit a positive and caring, Waking Night Support Worker to join our friendly and welcoming team in the beautiful city of Bath.

The people we support have various needs and as a Support Worker you will need to ensure that their well-being is your priority.  We ask that you provide  personal care overnight when required as well as undertake various duties as part of the role.  Each waking night shift is 9 hours long starting at 10pm and finishing at 7am.

The people we support thoroughly enjoy their bedtime routine which normally includes talking, finishing chores, watching the latest films before lastly helping them settle down in bed.  When they are fast asleep you will be completing light domesticated duties such as ironing, cleaning, checking finances, cashing up and other household chores.

This is a perfect opportunity if you are looking for a relaxed, friendly environment to work in.  The best thing is anyone can do it, as long as you have a positive mind-set and are attentive at all times, then we would love to hear from you!  You will always have another Support Worker on site to assist you with your duties if need be.  In return for your hard work we will support you through our award winning training to help you progress in your career with us!

Within the 'Additional Information' section below, we have included profiles for some of the people you will be supporting. This will give you a better understanding of the role requirements, the individuals needs and to help you to answer our application question. 

By joining us in this admirable home, you will have the opportunity to become inspired to be the very best that you can be, which will guide and help you to develop within your chosen career path.  So, why not express how great you would be for this position by clicking on the pink ‘Apply’ button below?  You certainly won’t regret it! We include the people that you will support in our selection process so you will have a chance to meet them and introduce yourself during or after your interview.

*A enhanced DBS will be required for the successful candidate (Paid by Mencap).

Female applicants only - This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1

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