Relief Support Worker - Cumberland Ave, Bury St Edmunds

Posted 6 April by Mencap Ending soon

Role Description

New and exciting job opportunities in the Bury St Edmunds Area for Relief Support Workers!

Are you looking for an exciting new job opportunity, where you can help out in your local community, support individuals with a learning disability and get paid?

Or are you looking for flexibility so that you can have a better work/ life balance?

If you have answered "YES" apply today to work with MENCAP!

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at one of the local services in Bury St Edmunds. We are looking to employ Relief Support Workers who are flexible and are available to work at least 3 days throughout the week or weekends. We have various shift patterns available so whether you are looking for full-time or part-time opportunities, there should be something suitable for your needs.

Shifts are rota based and will be spread across morning, afternoons, evening and include sleep ins (payment for sleep in is competitive and compliant with National Living Wage requirements). Flexibility is important as all our shifts will be spread across weekdays and weekends.

You will be providing support with day to day activities including: supporting with finances, cooking delicious meals and help the people you will be supporting to attend any appointments they may have (this includes speaking up for them).

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who is passionate about people and has a desire to make a difference in the lives of others. If you have never worked in support before Mencap would be a great company to join as we offer award winning training and progression opportunities throughout your career with us.


Apply today and someone from the Mencap team will call you to discuss the role in more detail

Enhanced DBS is required for each successful candidate. (paid for by Mencap, t&cs apply)


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

About Mencap

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.

Required skills

  • social care
  • support
  • care
  • personal support

Reference: 34846034

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