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Female Support Worker - Llangennech

Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Llangennech, Llanelli
Salary Details:
£17,004 per annum, pro rata + excellent benefits
04 Jun 2020
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
37.5
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 have a two great opportunity for a caring and energetic Support Worker to join our team in Llanelli, Wales on a full time permanent basis.

You will be supporting three lovely females in this service. They live in a shared bungalow and love getting out and about – going out for meals and horse-riding. They also enjoy baking, bike ability and swimming. These individuals require full personal care support and they need someone who is strongly committed and dedicated!

This post requires the successful candidate to have a full UK driving licence and to be 21 years of age or older due to insurance purposes and the need to drive the tenants vehicle. This post is initially a temporary role for 6 months, however, there is a possibility that this may be extended depending on the needs of the service. 

Must be female as providing personal care in tenants own home.

Service has waking nights and sleep ins. Payment for sleep ins is competitive and compliant with National Living Wage requirements.

Please click on the 'Additional Information' button below to view our One Page Profiles which are specific to the people we support within this service. By doing so, this will help you to answer our application questions. 

If you strongly feel that you can be that special person that supports these wonderful individuals in reaching their goals and aspirations, then we would love to hear from you! Please go ahead and click the pink ‘apply’ button to complete the application process for this position.

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

Please quote job reference: 19327

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