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Support Worker - Skegness

Personal Support
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Salary Details:
£17,004 per annum pro rata + excellent benefits
31 Aug 2020
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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

Mencap are recruiting in the Skegness area!

Do you enjoy helping others?

Are you looking for something part time? 20 – 25 hours per week.

If so, Mencap want to hear from you today.  We are looking for friendly and positive individuals with a “Can do attitude” to join our team as a Support Worker.

Driver as preferably for this post as you will also work out in the community

What does the role involve?

As a Support worker supporting adults with Learning disabilities you there to encourage and aid independence. We are looking for someone who is committed to providing quality support whilst encouraging the people we support to gain valuable life skills.

  • Preparing meals
  • Household chores
  • Weekly shopping trips
  • Managing finances
  • Personal care and their wellbeing
  • Taking part in activities, hobbies and interests

This role will involve working as part of team and requires someone who is kind, thoughtful, honest and develops positive relationships with those around them.

You will need to be flexible as shifts as the shift vary, rota’s are done 2 to 3 weeks in advance so that you will always know what shifts you are booked in for to be able to plan ahead.

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 award winning training and progression opportunities throughout your career with us. 

We also offer an attractive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and brand new ‘Mencap Extras’ giving you access to cash back, discounts and benefits at high street stores, restaurants, cinemas and more.

Driving is essential for this post. 

“We are Inclusive. We value all of our people and we intentionally plan for their success in everything we do.”

Enhanced DBS is required for each successful candidate.

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

Job ID : 19699


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