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Relief Support Worker - Seaford

Posted 27 February by Mencap Ended

Role Description

Our person centred, professional teams are looking for responsible and motivated Relief Support Workers to join them to support Adults with a range of needs.

The people we support in Seaford see many things as being important to them, be it through supporting them in adult life with things like finance and supporting them while cooking dinner, or with more general support such as going to new places and talking to people. Aside from day to day support, you will also need to support these individuals with their hobbies; be it through clothes shopping, swimming, playing on computer games and going to the seaside to name but a few - here at Mencap, it's clear no two days will be the same.

The people we support have said that you will need to be genuinely nice, informative and proactive in supporting them which would allow you to make a real difference to their lives. They would like you to prompt them rather than tell them when supporting them as nobody likes being told what to do.

As a 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. If you support the people at our services, we will support you with award winning training and progression opportunities throughout your career with us.

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 disability, we will support you with award winning training and progression opportunities throughout your career with us.

Enhanced DBS is required for each successful candidate which is paid for by Mencap.

Job reference 11512

Benefits

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

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: 34136021

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