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.
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 are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, positive person to support a number of adults in Barnsley with Mental Health and Learning Disabilities.
All of the people in this service need support to maintain their tenancies and live in individual flats. Support workers in this service may need to travel to separate locations within the day, but these are within walking distance.
We are working to make our recruitment as person centred as we can. The person specification document attached for this role has been developed with the help of the people who will be supported by the successful applicant.
The selection process will use this criteria to match not only skills and experience but also hobbies and interests of applicants with the people being supported.
It is likely that the final decision on the success of your application will be decided by the people you will be supporting, and their families.
Could this be you?
What people like and admire about you
What’s important to you
We also support individuals to find voluntary work and may need support to attend their Job.
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.