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DATE ADDED: Thu 10/10/2019

Female Support Worker

Chippenham, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £8.76/hour plus excellent benefits

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.

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You'll have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist.

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'.

Job Description

We are looking for caring and enthusiastic Support Workers who are passionate about supporting people with a learning disability, to enable the people we support to live as independently as possible in our service in Chippenham. There are various hours available from 16 up to 37.5 hours per week on a permanent basis, however we are always interested if you are looking for a Relief position.

Our Supported Living service is home to six people with ages ranging from 50 to 76. The people we support require support with day to day living such as cooking, medication, domestic duties, support out in the community and personal care. They enjoy a wide range of activities such as lunches out, theatre, days out, shopping and visiting the day centres.

As the people we support require assistance 24 hours a day you will expected to be flexible to work across a variety of shift patterns which include, but are not limited to 07.30 - 15.00, 14.30 - 22.00 and sleep in's. However, we understand that flexibility is a two way street and we will factor your commitments into our rotas where possible.

If you are looking for a challenging but rewarding role, please apply today.

*An enhanced DBS will be required for the successful candidate (Paid by Mencap, TCs apply)

Our 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.

* 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

* 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

*TC's apply based on contract
Role: Female Support Worker
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire,

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