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.
We are looking to recruit a compassionate and enthusiastic individual to work within our supported living team in West Bridgford.
We currently support 12 adults across West Bridgford in their 40’s +, who have a learning disability. of different shifts throughout the week, including mornings (ideal for you early risers!) afternoons and evenings.
You will also be required to do Sleep-ins. The individuals we support have mixed abilities, they will require support with their medication, personal care, finances and daily living tasks, such as cleaning and creating healthy meal plans-
although they like to be as independent as possible, you will be led by them! The people within the service have a busy schedule and love to be out and about! The adults we support enjoy a variety of hobbies which include, going on scenic walks, spending time with family, attending the Nottingham forest home games.
It’s great if you can drive but not essential as we have a large support team. For further details of the people you will be supporting, please click on the additional information attachments at the bottom of this advertisement.
One of the most amazing things about being a Support Worker is that anyone can do it! As long as you have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of those with a learning disability, we will support you with progression opportunities throughout your career with us.
Enhanced DBS is required for each successful candidate. 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