Relief Support Worker - Easingwold
Mencap
York, United Kingdom
5d ago

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We have opportunities for someone to join us as a Relief Support Worker at our Easingwold service.

We support six people (two females and four males) with a learning disability who live within a registered service. As a support worker you will be supporting people in different ways.

The type of support you will provide would be around administering medication, helping with personal care and offering support with cooking healthy meals.

Being a support worker isn’t just about making day to day life it’s about having fun! Fun with this group could be anything listening to music, baking, going to church or even going to the day centre.

Creating memories with these individuals is one of the rewarding parts of being a support worker!

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.

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 Relief Support Workers across Easingwold now!

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.

  • Personal care - helping people to get ready for the day and assisting with bathing, showering and using the bathroom.
  • Supporting people to live independently budget management, paying bills, house work, organising appointments and cooking delicious healthy meals.
  • Excellent communication skills / relationship building supporting the person 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.
  • 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 the direct gov website.

    No two days are never the same, sometimes they may be challenging but always positive so click apply now to be considered!

  • All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.
  • 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
  • About Mencap

    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.

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