Department:
Strategy and Influence
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Belfast
Salary Details:
£9.09 per hour
18 May 2021
Vacancy Type:
Relief
Hours Per Week:
1

Job Advert

Ahead of our annual summer scheme we have a number of vacancies available for trustworthy and caring individuals to join our passionate team in Belfast.
 
The Relief Sessional Youth Worker will support and contribute to the success of Mencap activity programmes (including summer schemes). Assisting in the delivery of a stimulating and appropriate range of leisure activities and experiences for children and young people (age 3-18) with a range of learning disabilities and associated needs. The successful candidates will provide an excellent level of customer service to all parties.
 
The ability to work safely is essential to the Relief Sessional Youth Worker role so that the children, young people and families we support feel safe and confident and can trust the service they receive.
 
The successful candidates will have good communication skills and will have the initiative of working on their own. They will be enthusiastic about the Mencap values and for our inclusive practices. The Relief Sessional Youth Worker will be energetic and flexible as there may be travel in accordance with the needs of the post.
 
 
If you want to be part of a great team and an organisation that makes a difference in real people’s lives then we want to hear from you. In return we will provide you with the appropriate training, skills and the experience to start a career within care.
 
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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.

  • Flexibility to work the hours you choose
  • 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

About Mencap

We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. 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. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.  

Our work includes;

  • providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose
  • providing advice through our help lines and web sites
  • campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want

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