Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Plymouth
Salary Details:
£10.63 per hour + excellent benefits
12 Mar 2024
Vacancy Type:
Relief
Hours Per Week:
0

Job Advert

Relief Support Worker - Plymouth
 
It’s magical to make a difference to other people’s lives and work within a family of dedicated colleagues. Join us and experience the Magic of Mencap every day.
 
You will do everything from supporting people with their daily living tasks with things like finances and shopping and supporting them to live the lives they want to live. You will work in a team focused on delivering the absolute best care and support, where everyone understands exactly what needs to happen to get the best results – this is where the magic really happens.
 
Be a reliable presence during evening and weekends, engaging individuals in meaningful activities and helping them maintain routines.
 
What we're looking for:
  • A genuine passion for supporting others.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build meaningful relationships.
  • Flexibility to work various shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • A positive and empathetic attitude towards individuals with learning disabilities.

Shift times:

All our services are 24hr care. We prepare the rotas at least 4 weeks in advance so you can still plan your personal and social life!

  • Days: Between 07:00-22:00 
  • Waking Nights/ Sleep-ins 22:00-07:00
Choose Mencap to help shape a brighter, inclusive future for individuals with a learning disability.
 

*All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.

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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.

 

  • 24 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Annual leave increases with long service up to 27 days per year 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 supermarkets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencap Extras. Find out more here https://vimeo.com/272326041/ac6fdbd7b9
  • 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

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.

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