Relief Support Workers - Uckfield
Mencap
Uckfield, United Kingdom
5d ago

About Mencap 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

Thanks to the ongoing success of the current service, we are recruiting to our dedicated team of Relief Support Workers in Uckfield.

You will be supporting one woman and six men who enjoy different activities and have a variety of interests including such as motor sport, bands, shows, concerts, massage, and football matches etc.

Shifts will include mornings, afternoons and evenings which will include sleep ins (Payment for sleep in’s is competitive and compliant with National Living Wage requirements).

However, the great thing about being a Relief Support Worker is that you can pick and choose the shifts that work for you!

You will be supporting the people at the service in getting the most out of every day. You will support them with daily living skills including cooking meals, shopping, social outings and finance with your help, the people we support will be able to live a life they choose.

The people we support are at the centre of everything we do. This focus will be achieved through the approach of offering them what they need and deliver it how they want such as being prompted rather than told - as nobody likes being told what to do.

As a Relief support worker, all you will need to have is a positive attitude and a desire to improve the lives of those with a learning disability.

If you support the people we care for, we will support you with an outstanding induction and award winning training throughout your career with us.

For more information on the service and the people, we support please click on the 'additional details' tab.

Enhanced DBS is required for each successful candidate. - Paid for by Mencap (Ts & Cs apply)

Ref : 17352 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.

  • 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
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