Relief Support Worker Newark

Recruiter
Mencap
Location
Carlton-On-Trent, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Aug 2019
Closes
08 Sep 2019
Ref
1189812724
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an inspirational and enthusiastic Relief Support Worker to join our hard working team in Ollerton. You will be supporting 6 adults with a learning disability.

The people we support at this service have their own vehicles so a driver is essential for this role.

Our aim is to support people with developing their skills, whilst also supporting them to integrate into their local community. We aim to do this through person centred practice, ensuring the people we are supporting are at the centre of everything we do. We will enable them to live a fulfilling life and also help them to achieve the things that are important to them.

You will provide support in leisure activities, cleaning, cooking and helping with personal care if required. You will help the people we support to lead the life they choose as we focus on person centred support, tailored to individuals needs.

Flexibility is important as shifts are throughout the day and evening, nights they may be spread across the week/weekends and includes bank holidays. As all our shifts are on a rota basis you will know at least a month ahead what you have been put down for allowing you to plan your time accordingly.

Enhanced DBS is required for each successful candidate.

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.

* 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

* 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

* Loans for debt consolidation,bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months

* Interest free season ticket loans

* 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 developmen. 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.

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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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