Full time Support Worker - Beech Road - Kesgrave - Drivers only
Mencap
Ipswich, United Kingdom
2d ago

About Mencap Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You’ll make new friends and feel inspired to reach your potential.

We’ll ask a lot of you - but you’ll get back so much more. With us, it’s never just a job’.

Support workers have a massive impact on the lives of the people they support. You can help us to make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability here and now.

That means listening to them, understanding what they like, and supporting them to make decisions and achieve the things they want to achieve.

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Help us to lead fulfilling lives; take part in the activities we enjoy and to feel safe within the community".

We are currently seeking female Support workers to join our team in Rushmere, Ipswich. We currently have Support Worker positions available, between 30 37.

5 hours. For these positions we are looking for female drivers only.

  • You will be supporting five individuals that live within a six bedroom bungalow. They are an active bunch and enjoy swimming, cycling, bowling and going to social events;
  • to name a few. They would love it if you could get involved too!

  • Each individual has varying needs so you will need to be flexible in order to support them. You will be supporting them with daily living activities;
  • budgeting; household duties such as cleaning, preparing and cooking healthy meals, attending appointments and accessing the community.

    Flexibility is a must as you will need to be available to work across various shifts to include; days, evenings, weekends and occasional sleep-ins.

    To enable the individuals to access the community; drivers are an essential requirement for this post.

    If you are looking for a meaningful career and a role where you really can make a difference to people's lives; then this is the role for you.

    Please click on the additional details tab to find out more about the people you could be supporting.

    Benefits

    We believe that all employees are amazing and we wouldn't be able to achieve what we do without them. Here are just some of theways we would value and invest in you.

  • 20 days’ holiday (exclusive of Bank holidays), increasing to 27 days’ with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme*
  • Amazing Induction
  • Access to award winning training and development
  • 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*
  • Tax free child care vouchers via salary sacrifice scheme for working parents
  • Loans for bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback 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
  • T&C's apply based on contract
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