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Support Worker - Chard, Somerset - Various hours available

Posted 30 January by Mencap Ended

We are currently looking to expand our team of dedicated support workers who are based in a Chard and support people who have a learning disability.

We have various hours available - we are recruiting for a 30 hour post, however if you are interested in a part time position at less than 30 hours please submit an application as we can be flexible.

You don't need to have any previous experience to be a support worker but you do need to answer YES to the below questions:

  • Are you enthusiastic, supportive and positive?
  • Do you like to help and ensure that people live the life they want to lead?
  • Are you looking for a fun and motivated company who offer genuine career opportunities?

You will be responsible for the day today livelihood of these individuals and will help with medication, finances and daily living tasks. These individuals like to be fully involved in everything that is happening with their lives and need you to ensure this happens for them.

Another big part of being a Support Worker is being a big part of the fun! The fun you will have will be making boring tasks like housework fun, going out into the community, or even getting your dancing shoes on and having a boogie!

The people we support have created profiles about what they want from their support worker, please have a look at this on the additional details tab.

Support workers must be flexible in the hours they can work, as support can be required 24 hours a day. You will work on a rota basis throughout the week, weekends and bank holidays with sleep-ins as well (Payment for sleep ins is competitive and compliant with National Living Wage)

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)

Vacancy ID: 11539

Required skills

  • Health Care
  • Social Care
  • Support Worker
  • Care Assistant
  • Care

Reference: 34219531

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