Would you like to finish work each day knowing that you have made a difference?
We are looking for apositive, compassionate and caring Support Worker to work within our supported living service in Witney, Oxfordshire.
You will be responsible and involved in the everyday life of the people that we support, making sure that they are fully involved when it comes to receiving the support that they all need and want.
Supporting with daily living tasks, financesandmanaging their tenancywill be a large part of your role,but that's not all. Being a Support Worker means that you also get to create some fantastic memories and take part in the fun!
This is a really fun service to work in with a real mix of people that you will be supporting. Among them are two Oxford United season ticket holders so if you can talk football then you might find two kindred spirits in this service! We also have a lady who is nonverbal, but she would love for you to listen to her sing! Some of the people that we support in this service have jobs and are fairly independent and would really benefit from a guiding hand in their everyday endeavors - so if you think that's something that you could do, then the people that we support would love to find out more about you. You can start by making an application to start the conversation with us.
We putt he people who we support at the heart of what we do. We make sure that everyone is as equally involved with the recruitment process as our very own recruitment team. If you look at the pink box titled "additional information" you'll see some information about some of the people that we support.
As a support worker, flexibility is key for both yourselfand for the service,as you may be required to work a varietyof different shifts throughout the week, including mornings (ideal for you early risers!), evenings and sleep-ins(Payment forsleepins is competitive and compliant with National Living Wage requirements).The best thing about flexibility?It's a two-way street. While we may require that you work a variety of shifts,we also understand that you’ll have your own commitments and will try to factor this into our rota’s.
As long as you have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of those with a learning disability, we want to hear from you. This role has a unique set of challenges, but our award winning training will ensure that you are the best Support Worker that you can be, whether you have lots of experience or are just starting out in your career.
This position is based in Witney, Oxfordshire.
An enhanced DBS will be required for each successful candidate (Paid for by Mencap, T&Cs apply)
Job Reference:- 10100 (Support Worker - Witney, Oxfordshire)
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