Support Worker - Drummond Court - Harmony House 15 & 35 hours

Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Role description:

Are you a person who likes variety?

We are looking for someone to join our team supporting 7 people - 3 ladies and 4 gentlemen, who live within a 24 hour residential care home. They all require different levels of support with various day to day tasks and no one day is the same or boring!! All the individuals live in one house known as Harmony House.

There are a variety of activities enjoyed from craft and pampering sessions, music & karaoke with bingo thrown in as well. We have one gentleman who loves being out in his potting shed and going for walks, along with attending the Folk Night once a month.

All require support with the general household tasks of cleaning, washing and cooking.

Most also require support with personal care and medication.

If you think that the variety of this role will suit you, we want you on our team! Support is required on a rota basis across mornings, day time and evening as well as weekends and bank holidays. Waking night hours are also available so you will need to be flexible.

Come and start your new adventure with us!!!

Job ID: 9110

Please click on the 'additional information' tab to find out more about the people you could be supporting.


We believe that all employees are amazing and we wouldn't be able to achieve what we do without them. Here are just some of the ways we would value and invest in you.

  • 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*
  • Amazing Induction from day 1
  • Access to award winning training and development
  • 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*
  • Tax free child care vouchers via salary sacrifice scheme for working parents
  • Loans for bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback 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

*T&C's apply based on contract

About Mencap:

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. 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`.

Support workers have a massive impact on the lives of the people they support. You can help us to make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability here and now.

That means listening to them, understanding what they like, and supporting them to make decisions and achieve the things they want to achieve.