Female Relief Support Worker - Dalby Mead, York
Mencap
York, United Kingdom
7h ago

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We are looking to recruit passionate Female Relief Support Workers to join our dedicated team of Support Workers in the Dalby Mead, Huntington, York Area.

Please note drivers are essential for this position and must be able to drive a manual vehicle.

Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives? For some people, Support Work is something they would love to do but life makes it difficult to commit to a full or part time position.

That's where the role of a Relief Support Worker comes in! It gives you the flexibility to choose the shifts you want to work, based on your availability and the needs of the service.

As a Relief Support Worker flexibility is key as you may be required to work a variety of different shifts.You should have the ability to work flexibly across weekdays, weekends and bank holidays and shifts will be spread across mornings, afternoons, evenings, sleep ins and waking nights.

Your flexibility is therefore essential for us to be able to meet the needs of the people we support.

We are currently in the process of reviewing our salaries. The salary for this role will be increased to a minimum of £10.

33 per hour (a full time annual salary of £20,144) with effect from 1 August 2022.

Our Service

We support people who live in a supported living service. Ages range between 29-74. All the ladies currently living at Dalby need support with living a full and busy life, the ladies enjoy wide ranging activities, and you could be doing anything from art and crafts to a hot air balloon ride.

Excellent communication skills are a must and there is some lone working in the service and so sleep overs are a requirement of the role.

There are a variety of activities enjoyed from music, drives in the car, walks and having fun with Makaton through music and song.

All the people we support in this service enjoy going out and about into the community, whether that’s going for walks, going to the gym or shopping but they also like to spend time chilling at home.

  • At this Service we support with the below;
  • Personal care - helping people to get ready for the day and assisting with bathing, showering and using the bathroom.
  • Supporting people to live happy and fulfilling lives budget management, paying bills, housework, organising appointments and cooking delicious healthy meals.
  • Community & Social Inclusion- Supporting people with a learning disability to access and participate in their local community and Social events to promote life skills and independence.
  • At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do.

    We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!

    We have immediate opportunities to provide support workers to provide vital support to people with a learning disability through this tough time.

    We're recruiting full time, part time permanent and bank Support Workers across the UK now!

    Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. Everything we do at Mencap keeps the people we support at the centre of what we do.

    With us, it’s never just a job’. In return for your hard work and passion you can find real and meaningful work experience, access to some amazing benefits alongside our competitive pay.

    What does a Relief Support Worker do?

    As a Relief Support Worker you will be expected to provide an outstanding level of support that will enormously contribute to the people we support, living a more comfortable, dignified, liberated and happy life.

  • Supporting people to live independently budget management, paying bills, housework, organising appointments and cooking delicious healthy meals.
  • Relationship building supporting the people we support to understand the world around them and promoting positive relationships.
  • Community & Social Inclusion - supporting individuals to access and participate in their local community and social events to promote life skills and individuality.
  • Personal care - helping people to get ready for the day.This may include prompting the people we support to take their medication and assisting with bathing, showering and using the bathroom.
  • Not all Support Worker roles include high levels of personal care.

    Have you thought about working for Mencap?

    Mencap is a leader in providing excellent support to people with a 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. Everything we do at Mencap keeps the people we support at the centre of what we do.

    To find out a bit more about what life as a Support Worker is like, please to watch a short video.

    With us, it’s never just a job’. In return for your hard work and passion you can find real and meaningful work experience, access to some excellent benefits alongside our competitive pay.

    to find out more about our Mencap benefits.

    We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us.

    To find out more about the scheme please visit .

    At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do.

    We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!

    Mencap are strongly encouraging all our colleagues to have the Covid-19 vaccine as a way to help protect each other and the people we support.

    No two days are never the same, sometimes they may be challenging but always positive so click apply now to be considered! If you have any question or queries please call our recruitment department on 01733 246699

  • All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.
  • Due to the nature of this service, we are looking for female only applicants. This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.
  • 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 supermarkets, cinemas, gyms, leisure / theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencap Extras
  • Annual leave entitlement based on hours accrued
  • 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
  • Access to award winning training and development
  • T&C's apply based on contract
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