Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Salisbury
Salary Details:
£11.85 per hour + excellent benefits
30 Jun 2024
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
37.5

Job Advert

We are looking for a female Support Worker to join our service based in Salisbury on a permanent and full time or part time basis (various hours)
Shifts will be spread across mornings, afternoons, evenings and sleep ins, weekends and bank holidays.
You will receive an enhanced flat rate payment of £62.45 for any sleep in shifts carried out. The payment for sleep ins is non-contractual.

We can be flexible with the number of hours offered and will consider applications from all interested candidates. 

About our Service

The people we support all require different levels of support. You can expect to be supporting people with day to day tasks such as; shopping, cooking, eating and drinking, personal care, laundry, finances, medication and administration. You will also support them to organise activities and access the community, to socialise and for leisure, as well as to attend health appointments. There are a wide variety of different personalities, which require a dedicated approach to person-centred support – something we are passionate about here at Mencap. 

The people we support in Salisbury see many things as being important to them, be it through supporting them in adult life with things like finance and supporting them while preparing meals, or with more general support such as going to new places and talking to people within the community. Aside from day to day support, you will also support these individuals with their hobbies; they love a bit of gardening, likes doing art and craft, and enjoys a coffee and a chat – who doesn’t enjoy a coffee and a catch up? 
 
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.


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

 

* Due to the nature of this service, we are looking for female only applicants.  This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.

Job ID: 31786

Benefits

  • 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.
Plus many more
 

*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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