Support Worker

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Nursing / Social Care
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Carmarthenshire
Salary description:
£16250/ annum £16, 250 per annum pro rata + excellent benefi
Posted:
24/09/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Anonymous
Job Ref:
761306634

Staff may be working across all of our services in Llanelli, Kidwelly and Llangennech

We are looking for a proactive, passionate and sociable Support Worker to join our friendly and welcoming team in the town of Llanelli, Wales.

We are currently supporting four fantastic individuals with a learning disability who share a home in Llanelli. All individuals are a very busy bunch who thoroughly enjoy meeting new people, horse-riding, bingo, swimming and other fun weekly activities. Alongside all of the activities, all four people we support are a true joy to be around - they have a strong, loving nature, love to laugh and smile and enjoy a range of different things. Whats not to love?!

When at home, they like to be involved in the upkeep of their house and garden as well as household chores, such as cooking, cleaning and washing. As a Support Worker for Mencap you need to be able to meet the needs of those that we support as well as be flexible and resourceful in order to keep up with them!

Key Responsibilities:

-Assisting with full personal care
-Administering medication
-Updating support plan
-Accurately keeping notes of any changes within the people we support
-Assist in gaining access to the community
-Assisting with general household tasks
-Participating in recreational activities

To find out more about these wonderful individuals and to help you answer our application questions, please click on the pink 'Additional Information' button below to present you with our One Page Profiles.

The team you will be joining are friendly and welcoming, with a supportive and encouraging Manager who is eager for their staff to advance in the best way possible. We are looking for someone with a can-do attitude, who is enthusiastic, caring, strongly motivated, outgoing and has a calm demeanour when needed. The ladies we support within this service require their Support Workers to have a genuine interest in assisting them to live as independently as possible.

As a Support Worker, flexibility is key for both yourself and for the service, as you may be required to work a variety of different shifts throughout the week, including mornings (ideal for you early risers!), evenings and waking nights. The best thing about flexibility? It's a two-way street. While we may require that you work a variety of shifts, we also understand that youll have your own requirements - have you got commitments on a Thursday? Not to worry, we can factor this in, as well as other requests (provided you give us enough notice) into our rotas.

Please note, a full and valid UK drivers licence is required for this role.

By joining us in this service, you will have the opportunity to make new friends and become inspired to be the very best that you can be, which will guide and help you to develop within your chosen career path. So, why not express how great you would be for this position by clicking on the pink Apply button below? You certainly wont regret it! We include the people that you will support in our selection process so you will have a chance to meet them and introduce yourself during or after your interview.

*A enhanced DBS will be required for the successful candidate (Paid by Mencap)

Vacancy ID: 16976

As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to peoples 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 development

*T&C's apply based on contract

Company Description

Closing Date:
22/10/2019

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