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 We are looking for an inspirational and enthusiastic Support Workers to join our hard working teams in Swanwick.
Swanwick Service is a 24hr supported living service with a sleep in every night. The service is situated on a small housing estate in the Swanwick area.
There are four adults who live at the service who are supported to develop their independent living skills and supported to access the local community.
We support 1 lady and 2 gentlemen at the service who all have different personalities, abilities and interests. Their interests vary from watching the football, going out to shows, walking, cooking and going out for meals and drinks, visiting family and friends .
this list could go on! You will provide support in leisure activities, cleaning, cooking and helping with personal care if required.
You will help the people we support to lead the life they choose as we focus on person centred support, tailored to individuals needs.
Flexibility is important as shifts are throughout the day, evening, nights, sleep ins - they may be spread across the week / weekends and includes bank holidays.
As all our shifts are on a rota basis you will know at least a month ahead what you have been put down for allowing you to plan your time accordingly.
Being a Support Worker here at Mencap is a rewarding job as you get to make a positive difference in the life of someone with a learning disability.
Enhanced DBS is required for each successful candidate. Job Ref : 18233 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.