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.
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.
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.
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.