Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Fareham
Salary Details:
£11.44 per hour plus excellent benefits
06 Jul 2024
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
37.5

Job Advert

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

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. Another big part of being a support worker is being a big part of the fun! So be prepared for film days, swimming, watching pantomimes (he's behind you!) and cooking meals.  

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:

  • Permanent contract

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 AND
  • Sleep-ins: 22:00-07:00
 

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

Job ID: 31932

Benefits

Working with us means you'll not only be making a positive difference in people's lives, but you'll also enjoy various rewards and benefits, including:

  • Flexible working hours to suit your schedule
  • Exclusive discounts and cashback ranging from 3% to 30% at major high street shops, supermarkets, cinemas, gyms, theme parks, and holidays through Mencap Extras 
  • 24 days holiday (plus bank holidays)  increasing to 27 days with long service
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan that covers dental, glasses, therapy, and more.
  • Free access to an employee assistance program providing round-the-clock advice and support.
  • Access to award-winning training and development opportunities to help you grow and succeed.

*Please note that terms and conditions may vary based on your employment 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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