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Date Added: Wed 11/05/2022

Support Worker - Truro

Truro, UK
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Company: MENCAP

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £10.50/hour

We are looking for Support Workers to join our Service based in Truro on a permanent basis.  We have both part time or full time positions available.  We can be flexible with the number of hours offered and would consider all applications from interested candidates.  Shifts will be spread across mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

What does a Support Worker do?

As a Support Worker you will be expected to provide an outstanding level of support that will help to ensure the people we support live a more comfortable, dignified, liberated and happy life.  You will have excellent communication skills and be a naturally caring and patient personality.  Typical responsibilities may include:

Supporting people to live independently - budget management, paying bills, housework, organising appointments and cooking delicious healthy meals.

Excellent communication skills and Relationship building - supporting the people we support to understand the world around them and promoting positive relationships.

Community & Social Inclusion - supporting individuals to access and participate in their local community and social events to promote life skills and individuality.

Personal care - helping people to get ready for the day.This may include prompting the people we support to take their medication and assisting with bathing, showering and using the bathroom.Not all Support Worker roles include high levels of personal care.

Have you thought about working for Mencap?

Mencap is a leader in providing excellent support to people with a 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.  Everything we do at Mencap keeps the people we support at the centre of what we do.  To find out a bit more about what life as a Support Worker is like, please click here to watch a short video.

With us, it's never 'just a job'.  In return for your hard work and passion you can find real and meaningful work experience, access to some excellent benefits alongside our competitive pay.  Click here to find out more about our Mencap benefits.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us.
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