Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Bradford
Salary Details:
£10.63 per hour + excellent benefits
08 Mar 2024
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
1

Job Advert

Have you thought about working for Mencap?

Mencap is a leader in providing excellent support to people with a learning disability. Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!

We have immediate opportunities for relief support workers (drivers preferred) to provide vital support to people with a learning disability through this tough time. 

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. Everything we do at Mencap keeps the people we support at the centre of what we do.  

With us, it’s never ‘just a job’. In return for your hard work and passion you can find real and meaningful work experience, access to some amazing benefits alongside our competitive pay.

What does a Relief Support Worker do?

As a Relief Support Worker you will be expected to provide an outstanding level of support that will enormously contribute to the people we support, living a more comfortable, dignified, liberated and happy life.

  • Personal care - helping people to get ready for the day and assisting with bathing, showering and using the bathroom.
  • Supporting people to live independently – budget management, paying bills, house work, organising appointments and cooking delicious healthy meals.
  • Excellent communication skills/relationship building – supporting the person to understand the world around them and promoting positive relationships.
  • Community & Social Inclusion- Supporting individuals to access and participate in their local community and Social events to promote life skills and individuality.
  • Using digital records to chart peoples progress on a daily basis, so everyone involved in their support can see how well they are doing and any important changes.

We are currently looking for Relief Support Worker (Drivers preferred) for one of established services in Bradford – Shifts and Hours to be discussed further at interview but these will include sleep in shifts.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. To find out more about the scheme please visit the direct gov website. 

No two days are never the same, sometimes they may be challenging but always positive so click apply now to be considered!

For Further details and more information please contact: Bernadette Burton

[email protected] or Tel: 07908 858983

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

Vacancy ID: 31082

Benefits

Why join Mencap?

  • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time) + a variety of benefits including pension and holiday buying options.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities to enhance your skills.
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment where your contributions are valued.

*T&C's apply based on contract

About Mencap

Join us at Mencap and be part of a team that believes in equality, diversity, and inclusion. Together, we can create a brighter future for individuals with learning disabilities and empower them to break down any barriers they may face.

 Mencap vision is for the UK to be the best place in the world for people with learning disabilities.

 If you're ready to embark on a rewarding career that truly makes a difference, apply now!

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