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Support Worker - Rotherham

Rotherham, England

£16,250 Per Annum (Pro Rata) + Excellent Benefits

Permanent (Full time)

About Mencap

At Mencap we work in partnership with people with a learning disability. We do this by providing high quality, flexible services that support people, including young adults, to live as independently as possible in their own homes and in the community.

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist.

You’ll make new friends and feel inspired to reach your potential. We will ask a lot of you - but you’ll get back so much more. With us, it is never ‘just a job’.

In return for your hard work and passion, we can give you real meaning and purpose in your work.

Job Advert

Bright Eyed and Bushy Tailed? – Support Workers 2 x 25 hour posts

This is a rewarding role where some staff have worked for over 13 years in order to provide the excellent service that we deliver. Come and join a team that you can be proud of!

We are looking for someone to join our experienced team of dedicated support workers who work around the clock to ensure that the needs of the people they support are met. This role includes personal care, medication administration, moving and handling; all of which you will receive full training for. Support includes domestic duties, support with finances, going out shopping and eating, going on trips on trains and other transport, short breaks around the country, evenings out at pubs and organised clubs…and even staying in and chilling out with a good movie!

The shifts in this role are between 7 am – 9.30 pm, 7 days per week, 365 days per year. You will be responsible for supporting people with morning routines, daytime support and evening routines as there is waking staff present throughout the night.

There are 3 people who live together in a large bungalow in Swinton, with a vacant room awaiting a new tenant. The 3 people who live there have varying degrees of limitations with their verbal communication and mobility meaning that most of the time when out and about they will use a wheelchair or walking frame. Health issues and epilepsy are managed well with various monitoring tools. Health issues and behaviors have clear strategies in place in care plans, and work well.

We are waiting for someone with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude to join our busy friendly team as soon as possible due to current staff progression within the organisation…so what are you waiting for…apply today!

Job reference: 18328

Benefits

As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.

  • 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 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 Loans for debt consolidation,bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months Interest free season ticket loans Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% 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 Access to award winning training and development

*T&C's apply based on contract

Posted 11 days ago

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