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Youth Support Worker - Fermanagh/Border Counties

Department:
Strategy and Influence
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Enniskillen
Salary Details:
£11,229 per annum/£10.80 sessional rate plus benefits
30 Sep 2020
Vacancy Type:
Contract
Hours Per Week:
20
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. 

Job Advert

Want to know how it feels to be a hero? Join us and find out

Mencap NI are looking for amazing people to be part of an exciting project:

HEROES (Helping Equality, Respecting Others, Enabling Success), backed by the EU’s PEACE IV programme and managed by SEUPB (Special EU Programmes Body).

This is a golden opportunity to build a rewarding career, helping young people with and without a learning disability to fulfil their potential. We have 2 positions in Fermanagh/Border Counties for 20 hours per week, plus sessional hours as and when required.

Feel like you’re changing society. Feel part of something big. Feel like you’re doing something that really matters. And feel like a hero

Interested? We’d love to hear from you. Please use an up to date CV and covering letter to apply. The full job description is available to view under 'role profile'.

 

Closing date  30th September 2020

*This role is on a fixed term contract until 31.12.21

Interviews are being held week commencing 12 Oct 20
 
ID - 20009
 
 
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. 

  • 32 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 

  • Eligibility to join Mencap Pension Plan where Mencap matches contributions up to 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings. If you don’t join the Plan you start, you will be auto-enrolled after three months with us. 

  • 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 

  • 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 Mencap Extras 

  • 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