We are looking for inspirational and enthusiastic Relief Support Workers to join our hard working teams in Brighton & Hove. At our Brighton service, we have 4 properties where you will be supporting both ladies and gentlemen in our supported living service. We also support a number of people throughout our outreach services - in total we support 43 people! Ages range from 19 to 75 - offering a real variety in both personalities and experiences of the people we support, which allows us to clearly focus on our person centred approach.
We are currently offering relief contracts which allow you to work the shifts you choose to work. Flexibility is important as support is delivered throughout the day, with shifts spread across morning, afternoons and evenings including weekends and bank holidays.
The people we support in Brighton & Hove see many things as being important to them, be it through supporting them in adult life with a large variety of activities and developing both existing and new skills. You will be supporting people with their daily living tasks with things like finances, shopping for all things and healthy menu planning. You will also support individuals with their hobbies; be it through swimming, hosting parties or baking - who doesn't enjoy a cheeky slice of cake?
Furthermore, you will also be required to support a number of people through our outreach service throughout Brighton & Hove - ensuring that no two days will be the same with Mencap. In the 'Additional Details' tab at the bottom of this advert, you will see a service profile consisting of quotes form the people we support and a couple of support workers - this profile will give you a real insight into what it's like to work at our service from the people with first-hand experience.
As a Relief Support Worker, all you'll need to have is a positive attitude and a desire to improve the lives of those with a learning disability. We will support you through a thorough induction process and with award winning training and progression opportunities throughout your career with us.
Enhanced DBS is required for each successful candidate (Paid for by Mencap, T&Cs apply).
Job reference 11469
We believe that all employees are amazing and we wouldn't be able to achieve what we do without them. Here are just some of the ways we would value and invest in you.
- Amazing Induction
- Access to award winning training and development
- Pension contributions into NEST Scheme on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings*
- Tax free child care vouchers via salary sacrifice scheme for working parents
- Discounts and cashback at high street shops including major super markets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencapextras
- 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
*T&C's apply based on contract
Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.
Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You'll make new friends and feel inspired to reach your potential. We'll ask a lot of you - but you'll get back so much more. With us, it's never 'just a job'.
Support workers have a massive impact on the lives of the people they support. You can help us to make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability here and now.
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