Cumberland Ave, Bury St Edmunds - Support Worker

Posted 8 March by Mencap

We are currently looking for individuals to join our team in Bury St. Edmunds on a part-time contract. We are looking for individuals who enjoy variety in their work life and thrives on team work.

In Bury St. Edmunds we have two supported living houses which are home to 7 adults with a learning disability. You will be supporting them to do just the same things you and others do. This might be anything from cooking and cleaning, to going to the supermarket or taking part in leisure activities. You will help them to lead the life they choose. We focus on person centred support, tailored to individuals needs.

You will need to be flexible to meet the needs of the people we support. Shifts are rota'd between 8am - 10pm and Sleep-in's start at 10pm, these may vary & may be spread across the week/weekends and include bank holidays.

You will need to have:

• Good people skills.

• Ability to work to deadlines and within a constantly changing environment.

• Ability to complete paperwork.

• Must be willing to participate in sleep in's.

You will find it extremely rewarding to see the people we support achieve goals, overcome challenges and enjoy their lives by accessing the social activities and day trips they choose.

You will need to be a caring, positive and trustworthy person who is keen to support adults with a learning disability and challenging behaviour.

Vacancy ID:12318

Required skills

  • care
  • support work
  • carer
  • patience
  • shift work

Reference: 34636123

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