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Relief Support Workers - Frome

Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Frome
Salary Details:
£8.72 per hour plus benefits
01 May 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

Are you looking for a challenging yet rewarding role, where you will be helping people to live independently and improve their day to day lives? If yes, then this is the role for you!

In Frome we currently support two adults to keep them safe, happy and healthy. We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic support worker who has a high standard of cleanliness and can support them to access their local community.

Things you may need to support with:

  • Medicine administration and management
  • Personal care
  • Helping to manage finances
  • Preparing and cooking healthy meals

Attached is a personal profile on both adults, some activities they enjoy are; swimming, playing X Box and Playstation, watching wrestling, watching films, singing and much more.

Key skills and experience:

  • Driving license is essential
  • Knowledge and understanding of learning disability is desirable
  • Willingness to support with personal care as and when required

Work when you choose across various shifts to include; days, evenings, weekends and sleep-ins. 

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

Does this sound like you? Then we would love to hear from you! Click the apply button today…good luck!

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
  • Annual leave entitlement based on hours accrued
  • 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