Do you want a role where you have flexibility around the days that you work? A Relief Support Worker role might be the right role for you!
This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to positively impact the lives of others or someone who is seeking a new and exciting career within the social care sector. We have opportunities for Support Workers to join our Relief Bank in our Broad Oaks service.
Broad Oaks are a lovely complex of 6 bungalows, with a really welcoming atmosphere, brightly coloured potted plants and lots of little seating areas where the residents can sit and enjoy the greenery.
This is a very busy service with lots of different daily activities that the people we support like to take part in, as a relief support worker a part of your role will be enabling them to do the thing that they love. This will include going out into the community, swimming, going to the cinemas, bowling and many more… The activities will vary from person to person as they all have their own personalities, interests and hobbies - so we are looking for people who are active and enjoy being out and about!
The role of a support worker is diverse and therefore we are looking for people who are calm, caring and patient and who take pride in delivering outstanding care and support for the people they care for. The role will involve, personal care, administering medications and some of the people you will support will need help with feeding.
One of the most amazing things about being a Support Worker is that anyone can do it! As long as you have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of those with a learning disabilities, we will support you with award winning training and progression opportunities throughout your career with us.
An enhanced DBS is required for each successful candidate which is paid for by Mencap
Job reference 12443
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 supermarkets, 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.