Relief Support Worker - Hertford

Posted 6 March by Mencap Ending soon

Role Description

Would you like to finish work each day knowing that you have made a difference?

We are looking for a positive, fun and caring Relief Support Workers to work within our Hertford service where we support 8 gentlemen and 1 lady with a learning disability.

Working in Hertford you will be based permanently in one of two services.

In one of these services we support 3 gentlemen who are fairly independent, these chaps love going to the pub, and going out into the community and this time of year they love a trip to Winter Wonderland! The gentlemen that we support in this service are fairly older so they like to be supported with their independent living skills, finance and medication.

In our second service we support 5 gentlemen and 1 lady - can you guess who the boss of this service is?! The people that we support in this service attend day centres and love going for trips to the cinema, lunching out and we hope you can spot a good bargain because they love shopping too!

We put the 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.

Interested in carrying on the conversation?

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 experience or are just starting out in your career.

As a relief support worker you will have the flexibility to work the hours to suit, however a degree of flexibility will be required as the service provides support 24 hours a day.

An enhanced DBS will be required for each successful candidate (Paid for by Mencap, T&Cs apply)

Job Reference 12325


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.

Reference: 34617989

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