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Support Worker - North Walsham

Posted 25 September by Mencap Ended

Role description:

"Help us to lead fulfilling lives; take part in the activities we enjoy and to feel safe within the community".

We are currently seeking support workers to join our team in the North Walsham area.

You will be supporting three gentlemen within one of our supported living services. Some of their favourite things to do are going out on walks and being taken out in the car.

You will need to be comfortable in providing personal care as one of the individuals you will be supporting requires this on a one to one basis. Being physically able to use hoists to lift and reposition one of the individuals is also important. You will also be supporting with day to day things like finances; household duties such as cleaning; and to prepare and cook healthy meals.

They would love someone who is friendly and likes to chat; and can enable them to access the community by car. They do not like to be rushed; or people who rush and prefer those who are mild-mannered.

Flexibility is a must as you will need to be available to work across various shifts to include; days, evenings, weekends and sleep-ins.

Drivers are essential for this position due to role requirements.

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.

Job ID: 10242

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.

  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme*
  • Amazing Induction from day 1
  • Access to award winning training and development
  • Service related sick pay when 6-month probation is completed
  • Pension contributions into NEST Scheme on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings*
  • Death in service life cover for a nominated beneficiary under our life assurance scheme*
  • Tax free child care vouchers via salary sacrifice scheme for working parents
  • Loans for bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • 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.

That means listening to them, understanding what they like, and supporting them to make decisions and achieve the things they want to achieve.

Required skills

  • personal care
  • flexible
  • care
  • patient
  • relief

Reference: 33389632

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