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Relief Support Worker - Leedstown

Posted 25 May by Mencap Ended

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

We are looking for a positive, compassionate and caring Relief Support Workers within our Leedstown service where we support two gentlemen with a learning disability in their own home.

Supporting these gentlemen may mean going out on day trips, swimming at a local pool, visiting steam trains, or finding somewhere scenic to sit down and have a nice cup of tea. Both of the gentlemen have different personalities and enjoy different activities, so no day will ever be the same!

It's important that you are comfortable with providing personal care in this role - the gentlemen that we support require both personal and continence care.

Have a look at the attached profile created by the people that we support to learn a little bit more about how these gentlemen like to be supported.

As a support worker, flexibility is key for both yourself and for the service, as you may be required to work a variety of different shifts throughout the week, including mornings (ideal for you early risers!), evenings and sleep-ins (Payment for sleep ins is competitive and compliant with National Living Wage requirements). We plan our rotas in advance and try to work with you to find a shift pattern that suits you as well as the needs of the service.

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.

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

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