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Relief Support Worker - Easingwold

Zoek Pin York, UK

£8.72 per hour + 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.

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Whether you are looking for weekends, a couple of days in the week or just night shifts, Mencap has something for everyone!

The role of a support worker is exactly what it says it is, you will be providing support to individuals who require help with their day to day lives, so that the people you support can live happily and more independently.

Our people require different levels of support, and some are quite independent. You can expect to be supporting people with day to day tasks such as;

Support individuals in most aspects of my life including finances, personal care, house hold chores, healthcare, visiting medical professionals and other appointments, cooking and healthy eating and keeping in touch with my family. I also need support to understand things and any information such as written correspondence or people contacting by phone and support with helping to keep safe.

Support individuals to maintain relationships with family members and friends, and develop new relationships, . visit family at home or in the community, socialize with friends for meals out or coffee.

Support on a 1-1 basis to participate in activities of our choice, . going for a tea and coffee, music groups, making new friends, going for a day trips or days out, baking, cinema outings, fitness sessions, using different forms of transport, doing the shopping

Support to achieve new goals . research local groups and/or organize a person centred holiday.

No two days will be the same and having a passion for communication would be a huge advantage, we are really looking for team players with a real “Can Do” attitude, and a fantastic sense of humour.

If you’re really keen to make a change and work in challenging but very much so rewarding environment, please click the ‘Apply’ button to begin the application process. We very much look forward to hearing from you!

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

Job reference:17175


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.

  • Flexibility to work the hours you choose 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 44 days ago

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