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 really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You’ll have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist.
You’ll make new friends and feel inspired to reach your potential. We’ll ask a lot of you - but you’ll get back so much more.
With us, it’s never just a job’. In return for your hard work and passion we can give you real meaning and purpose in your work.
We are looking to recruit a Waking Night Support Worker to join our dedicated team of support staff in our Southampton service on a full time basis (37.
5 hours per week) You will be supporting adults with a learning disability providing them with support through the night.
The people we support enjoy their bedtime routine which could include playing hand games, using sensory items or even just relaxing from their busy days.
When they are fast asleep you will be completing light domesticated duties such as ironing, cleaning, checking finances, cashing up and other household chores.
As long as you have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of those with a learning disability, we want to hear from you.
This role has a unique set of challenges,but our award winning training will ensure that you are the best Support Worker that you can be, whether you have lots experience or are just starting out in your career.
Please note that this is a Wake Night Support Worker role (based in Southampton) and would require a female only. Within the additional information section, we have included profiles for some of the services you may work across.
This will give you a better understanding of the role requirements. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! Vacancy ID 15050 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.
28 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme Service related sick pay when 6 month probation is completed Pension contributions into NEST Scheme on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings Death in service life cover for a nominated beneficiary under our life assurance scheme Loans for debt consolidation,bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months Interest free season ticket loans 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