Relief Support Worker – Salhouse Road
Mencap
Norwich, United Kingdom
6d ago

About Mencap

l houseAt 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 Would you like to finish work each day knowing that you have made a difference? It's not just a job, it's a life experience.

Join us and help us change lives. In Rackheath we are looking to recruit an individual who is sociable and loves to be busy.

  • This is a friendly and busy bungalow that supports 4 men aged 45-60. The gentlemen that live here have a busy social life and a number of hobbies & interests such as;
  • bowling, going to the pub, clubs on Mondays where they can meet up with friends and supporting Norwich or Ipswich football clubs.

    In the summer they enjoy parties and BBQs in their garden with friends.

    The person we are looking for would need to have a good sense of humour and an empathetic understanding of the people we support.

    It is important that you can support with personal care, finances and medication. The people we support can communicate, but you will need to be patient for those that take longer to express their needs.

    You need compassion, integrity and to treat people with dignity and respect. You need to be reliable because people are depending on you and be able to work flexibly, as shifts are between 7am-10pm including rota'd sleep ins and weekends.

    You must also have a valid UK driving licence.

    In this role you will have the chance to make a positive difference to someone’s life every day - which is the biggest perk of all!

    Job ID : 18813 Benefits

    aAs 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
  • 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
  • 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
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