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Date Added: Tue 26/07/2022

Support Worker - Thornaby

Thornaby-on-Tees, UK
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Company: MENCAP

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £10.33/hour £20,144 per annum pro-rata + excellent benefit

We have a fantastic opportunity for a part time (30 hours per week) and a full time (37.5hours per week) permanent Support Worker to join our Service based in Thornaby. You will be working in our registered service supporting six people both in the home and out in the community.

Supporting five people in a team of 14 Support workers. You must be willing to work flexibly across a variety of shift patterns including mornings, afternoons, sleep ins, weekends and bank holidays.  Shifts in the Service include, Waking Nights, Sleep overs, Day shifts are 3pm - 10pm 8am - 4.30pm 7am - 3pm. Experience within the care sector is an advantage but not a necessity as full training will be provided.

This is a hugely rewarding role. One of our Support Workers has said: “Being able to go to work every day and bring a smile to someone's face and help them achieve goals in their daily life is the most rewarding feeling in the world”.

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. 

At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do.  We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us.  Together we are Mencap!

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. 

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.

What does a Support Worker do?

As a Support Worker you will be expected to provide an outstanding level of support that will enormously contribute to the people we support, living a more comfortable, dignified, liberated and happy life.

Personal care - helping people to get ready for the day and assisting with bathing, showering and using the bathroom.

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

Excellent communication skills/relationship building - supporting the person 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.

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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