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Relief Support Worker Elm Tree Road - Lowestoft

Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Lowestoft
Salary Details:
£8.72 per hour plus excellent benefits
31 Jul 2020
Vacancy Type:
Relief
About Mencap
Mencap is the leading voice of learning disabilityOur vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You’ll make new friends and feel inspired to reach your potential. We’ll ask a lot of you - but you’ll get back so much more. With us, it’s never ‘just a job’.

Support workers have a massive impact on the lives of the people they support. You can help us to make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability here and now.

That means listening to them, understanding what they like, and supporting them to make decisions and achieve the things they want to achieve.

Job Advert
New and exciting job opportunities in the Lowestoft Area!

Are you looking for an exciting new job opportunity, where you can help out in your local community and get paid?

Or are you looking for flexibility so that you can have a better work/ life balance?

If you have answered “YES” apply today to work with MENCAP!

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at one of the local supported living services in Oulton Broad…. We are looking to employ 5 Relief support workers who are flexible and are available to work at least 3 days throughout the week or weekends. 

Shifts are rota based and will be spread across morning, afternoons, evening and include sleep ins.

The people you will be supporting 3 ladies and 1 gentleman between the ages of 33 and 59.

You will also support them with other day to day activities including: supporting with finances, cooking delicious meals and help the people you will be supporting to attend any appointments they may have (this includes speaking up for them).

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who is passionate about people and has a desire to make a difference in the lives of others. If you have never worked in support before Mencap would be a great company to join as we offer award winning training and progression opportunities throughout your career with us.

Interested?

Enhanced DBS is required for each successful candidate.

Job ID: 19368


Benefits
We believe that all employees are amazing and we wouldn't be able to achieve what we do without them. Here are just some of the ways we would value and invest in you.
  • 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*
  • Amazing Induction from day 1
  • Access to award winning training and development
  • Service related sick pay when 6-month probation is completed
  • Eligibility to join Mencap Pension Plan where Mencap matches contributions upto 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings*
  • Membership of Mencap Pension Plan to include up to 3 times salary death in service live cover AND Income Protection of 50% salary to be triggered at 26 weeks of long term sickness*
  • Tax free child care vouchers via salary sacrifice scheme for working parents
  • Loans for bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback 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

*T&C's apply based on contract