Relief Bank Support Worker - Havant

Recruiter
Mencap
Location
Hampshire
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role Description

Calling all Super Carers! We are looking for real Care Heroes to join our dedicated team of Relief Support workers. Come and make a difference to someone's life.

We are looking for Relief Support Workers to join our team, supporting adults with a learning disabilities in our Registered Care Home in Havant. You will be providing support with personal care, medication, shopping and preparing meals and all other tasks associated with maintaining a habitable home. In addition to this, you will be supporting people to access the community and participate in the activities they enjoy. These include shopping, bowling, swimming, meals out, walks, and going to the cinema.

If you are caring, enthusiastic, motivated and want to support somebody to lead a fulfilled and enjoyable life then apply now!

Our Havant service consists of supported living services for several people whom have profound and multiple learning disabilities, sensory impairment and physical disabilities. The people here require all round care, which requires a dedicated approach to person centered support - something we are passionate about here at Mencap. Personal care is a big part of our service, so we are looking for people who are happy to provide the level of care we require.

Shifts are rota based and will be spread across weekends, mornings, afternoons and evenings, waking nights and sleep in shifts may also be available. Flexibility is essential as all our shifts will be spread across the weekdays and weekends. We are really looking for individuals who are patient and adaptable, with a real "Can-do" attitude.

Being a support worker isn't just about making the day to day life easier, it's about improving the lives of these lovely individuals, so they can live the life that they choose and certainly deserve. Helping the people we support achieve their goals is one of the most rewarding parts of being a support worker and we will support you with award winning training throughout your career with us.

*An enhanced DBS will be required for each successful candidate, paid for by Mencap (T&Cs apply)

Job ID: 10473

Benefits

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.

  • Amazing Induction
  • Access to award winning training and development
  • Pension contributions into NEST Scheme on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings*
  • Tax free child care vouchers via salary sacrifice scheme for working parents
  • 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.