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.
Our person centred, professional teams are looking for responsible and motivated Relief Support Workers to join them to support Adults with a range of needs across Derbyshire! This includes Derby City, Swanwick, Chesterfield, Belper and Long Eaton! Working on a relief basis gives you flexibility as there are no set hours, shifts are given on an 'as and when' basis.
You will be supporting adults with a learning disability to do just the same things you and others do. This might be anything from cooking and cleaning, to going to the supermarket or taking part in leisure activities.
You will help them to lead the life they choose. We focus on person centred support, tailored to individuals needs. As a Relief Support Worker, part of your role will be to provide support with daily living skills including cooking, cleaning, personal care, managing finances, going out into the community or visiting family.
It is important for the people we support to live life as they choose and achieve the things that are important to them.
At Mencap, our support teams support and enable the people we choose to make decisions on matters that concern them including how they would like to be supported, places to visit, what to wear or what Good people skills Ability to work to deadlines and within a constantly changing environment Ability to complete paperwork.
A willingness to participate in sleep-ins is highly desirable One of the most amazing things about being a Relief 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 award winning training and progression opportunities throughout your career with us.
Enhanced DBS is required for each successful candidate (Paid for by Mencap, T&Cs apply) 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