Support Worker - Yeovil, Somerset

Recruiter
Mencap
Location
Yeovil, Somerset
Salary
14625.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Have you got the "Night Fever"….?? It`s time to get down on the dance floor and blame it on the boogie!!

Due to recent changes within our service in Yeovil, a truly fantastic opportunity for a Support Worker to join us to support people with a learning disability live the life they chose. We have various positions available from Relief to full-time.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and positive person who can drive to join our lovely team in Yeovil. You will be required to lone work however you will get to meet up with your fellow colleagues on a regular basis at team meetings or group activities. You will be supporting out and about in the community, we support 16 adults with learning disability in their own home as well as one adult who receives 24-hour support.

What people like and admire about the people we support in the community

  • A great sense of humour
  • Full of energy and enthusiasm
  • Sociable and friendly people
  • Happy and Independent

You must be able to do sleep-ins and be flexible to work various shifts and days including weekends. We also have 2 24 hour supported living houses which you may be required to cover some shifts in.

The people you will be supporting enjoy various activities such going out for coffee and cake, going to discos, going swimming, playing boccia (a precision ball sport, similar to bocce, and related to bowls and pétanque) and all sorts of social and fun activities.

Support levels vary from; supporting with cooking, general household duties to finances, medication, banking and daily living skills.

If you would like to support these full of life individuals to live full and independent lives, and feel a sense of reward and accomplishment this is the job for you.

To learn a little more about some of the people we support or the services in the area, please click on the "Additional information" attachment below - offering you a real insight to the people you could potentially support.

Does this sound like you?

If the answer is yes, then we would love to hear from you today… please click the "Apply" button to register your interest… Good Luck!!

JOB ID: 9036