Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Edenbridge
Salary Details:
£22308.00 per annum pro rata + excellent benefits
10 Aug 2024
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
37.5

Job Advert

Important information for applicants: please note, this position is not suitable for anyone who is looking to obtain sponsorship for a Skilled Worker Visa or currently holds a Skilled Worker Visa and is looking to switch sponsorship to a new employer. This is due to the fact the salary rate for this position does not meet the UKVI’s current minimum annual salary threshold requirements for sponsorship. If you are resident in the UK and do not require sponsorship we would love to hear from you!

Calling all compassionate and dedicated individuals! Mencap is seeking passionate Support Workers to join our incredible team in Edenbridge.

As a Support Worker, you'll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of individuals with learning disabilities. You will be working with a diverse group of people, each with their own unique abilities and needs.

From assisting with daily activities to providing emotional support, you’ll play a vital role in their life.

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.

 

Contract options:

  • Full-time: 37.5 hrs
  • Part-time: flexible hours based on availability

 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 10:00-18:00 

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.

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!

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

Job ID: 31686

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 of annual leave (plus bank holidays) pro-rata
  • 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
  • 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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