Waking Night Support Worker - York
York, United Kingdom
3d ago

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.

Job Advert

Are you a night owl that enjoys working throughout the night?

Do you want make a difference in the lives of other?

If you are flexible, outgoing and enjoying helping others, Mencap could have the job for you!

We are currently looking for full time and part time Waking Nights Support Workers throughout the York area..


We want to hear from you TODAY.... interviews are taking place immediately .

A night in the life of a Support Worker...

As a Waking Support Worker you will be working throughout the night ensuring that the people we support are safe and comfortable.

You will provide outstanding care and dignified support when required.

This will include :

Personal care Assisting with helping to go to use bathroom, showering and getting ready for bed.

Hourly checks - You will check in throughout the night, ensuring that the people you are caring for are safe.

Administering medications - keeping records of administration.

Household chores - Laundry, Ironing and preparing meals and activities for the following day.

Excellent communication skills - an ability to be able to adapt your manner in how you speak to make the information understood by all of the people that you will be supporting.

Shift patterns

The general shift patterns are 22 : 00 - 7 : 00

Please note these shift patterns may differ slightly throughout the services, nevertheless this would always be communicated in a timely manner.

Ready to start your career with Mencap? Click Apply today.

  • An enhanced DBS will be required for each successful candidate, paid for by Mencap (T&Cs apply)
  • Job ID : 19568 Benefits

    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
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