Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Blaina Gwent
Salary Details:
£12 per hour + excellent benefits
30 Apr 2024
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
24

Job Advert

We are looking for someone to join our Team to work 24 hours - 2 waking nights - per week across three different services:

a) Supported Living Service - Supporting a lady to live independently in the community and to maintain her tenancy. Support with every day living skills such as shopping, maintaining the home to a standard, making and accessing health appointments, financial support, accessing group activities outside the home to maintain friendships and learn new skills

b) The “You First” service which provides support to people across Blaenau Gwent. We help people access leisure opportunities as well as doing things like their shopping and going to health appointments. As you will be supporting people out in the community, you will need to have a full driving licence and your own car with cover for business use, as you will need to drive the person you supports vehicle.

c) The Promenade Community Support Service, where we support three young ladies that have some behaviours that challenge.

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.

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!

What does a Support Worker do?

As a 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.

· 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.

· Personal care – Mainly prompting, to help people to get ready for the day and assisting with bathing, showering and using the bathroom.

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! Email [email protected] for further details or assistance in applying.

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.

*Please note that terms and conditions apply based on your 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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