Female Relief Support Worker - Clacton-On-Sea, Essex
£9.00 per hour + plus excellent benefits
Are you up for a challenge?
Would you like to finish work each day knowing you have made a difference?
We are looking for positive, compassionate and caring Support Workers to join our Clacton-On-Sea service where we support four ladies who have a learning disability.
We have various part-time hours available.
Everyone has their own requirements but the type of support you will provide would be around administering medication, helping with personal care and offering support with cooking healthy meals. Being a Support Worker means that you also get to create some fantastic memories and take part in the fun! Some of the activities you could be doing is helping one of our ladies secure her dream job, going to visit pubs or even going shopping.
If you are up for a challenge, then this service is the service for you as one day is never the same as the next day due to the complex needs of the service. Have a look at the additional information attached created by the ladies that we support in this Service. This will give you an idea of what the people we support want from you.
As a support worker, flexibility is key for both yourself and for the service, as you may be required to work a variety of different shifts throughout the week and weekend, including mornings (ideal for you early risers!), evenings and Sleep-ins (Payment for sleep ins is competitive and compliant with National Living Wage requirements).
The role of a Support Worker can be very challenging at times so it is essential to have a positive mind-set with a desire to improve the lives of those with a learning disability. You will need to be quick thinking with a positive can do attitude.
In return for your hard work we will support you through our award winning training to help you progress in your career with us!
This position is based in Clacton On-Sea with good public transport links so therefore driving isn’t required, but would be beneficial. Applications from drivers is preferred but not essential.
An enhanced DBS will be required for each successful candidate (Paid for by Mencap, T&Cs apply).
Due to the nature of this service we are looking for female only applicants. This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.
Posted 5 days ago