Would you like to finish work each day knowing that you have made a difference?
We are currently looking to expand our team of dedicated support workers who are based in Hemel Hempstead and are supporting people who have a learning disability. We currently support 9 people across three of our supported living services, all of which are close to each other. We also offer an outreach service to people who live independently in the area.
You will be responsible for the day to day livelihood of these individuals and will support with medication, finances and daily living tasks. Another big part of being a support worker is being a big part of the fun! You can expect to be involved in going out for fish and chips,singing Karaoke, cinema outings and having a go at Bowling on the Wii -creating memories is one of the really rewarding parts of being a Support Worker!
Supporting someone with their daily life is not a 9-5 job.You will need to be able to work across a range of different days and shift patterns, including sleep in shifts and bank holidays. We realise that your quality time is important too, so your rota is prepared well in advance - Got a request, something special going on? Your manager will certainly try to help you meet it.
You do not need to have experience but it is essential that you share our values. 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 progression opportunities throughout your career with us.
For further details of this role please click on the 'additional information' attachments at the bottom of this advertisement -from here you will be able to read some of the one page profiles of the people we support, offering you a real insight into the people you will be supporting.
An enhanced DBS will be required for each successful candidate (Paid for by Mencap, T&Cs apply)
Vacancy ID 11599 - Support Worker - Hemel Hempstead