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Support Worker - St Edmundsbury Community Support

Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Bury St. Edmunds
Salary Details:
£17,843 per annum pro rata + excellent benefits
26 Jul 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

Would you like to finish work each day knowing that you have made a difference? It's not just a job, it's a life experience. Join us and help us change lives. 

We are currently recruiting Support Worker's to work with several individuals in their own homes and out in the community.
 
We are able to offer full-time contracts of 37.5 hours per week or part time contracts; all on a permanent basis. This will be within the Bury St Edmunds area. 
Flexibility is a must as you will need to be available to work across various shifts to include; days, evenings, and weekends. Shifts can be discuss in more detail at interview stage. 
 
This role does require you have access to your own car and hold business insurance on that vehicle as you will be transporting the people we support out and about each day. 
 
Being a Domiciliary Care Support Worker with Mencap is really about enabling the individuals you are supporting to take part in the activities they choose and lead a fulfilled life. We support people who have a learning disability and they all have different levels of needs.
 
Our Support Workers get involved in daily activities such as bowling, food shopping, walking, going to the gym, arts and crafts, wood work related tasks and ensuring that people we support get to voluntary roles in the community safely. 
 
Our Support Workers need to have a calm nature, be encouraging and above all you need to be patient. You will always be looking out for the safety of the people we support, when out and about, this is essential.
 
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