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Support Worker - Yeovil


£16,820 per annum pro rata + excellent benefits


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

We are looking for a positive, compassionate and caring Support Worker to work within our Yeovil service, supporting one older gentleman with a learning disability.

You will be responsible and involved in the everyday life of the gentleman that we support in this service,making sure that he is fully involved when it comes to receiving the support that he needs and want.

Being a driver and having your own car is essential to this role.

Supporting with daily living tasks, finances, medication and managing his tenancywill be a large part of your role, but that's not all. Being a Support Worker means that you also get to create some fantastic memories and take part in the fun!

The Gentleman that we support in this service loves drives into the countryside, going to disco's, a nice cup of coffee and a cake at a coffee shop and trips to the library to look at lush holiday destinations!

It's really important that you are comfortable in supporting someone with a learning disability and dementia - it's not without it's challenges, but the challenges are fewer than the rewards and our award winning training will ensure that you are able to provide the best possible support!

Have a look at the additional information attached to learn more about the gentleman that you will be supporting - we would love to learn more about you and why you would be a good match.

As a support worker, flexibility is key for both yourselfand for the service,as you may be required to work a varietyof different shifts throughout the week, including mornings (ideal for you early risers!), evenings and sleep-ins (Payment forsleepins is competitive and compliant with National Living Wage requirements).The best thing about flexibility? It's a two-way street. While we may require that you work a variety of shifts, we also understand that you will sometimes have your own commitments, given enough notice we will always try to factor this into our rotas.

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.

This position is based in Yeovil, Somerset

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

Posted 11 days ago

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