Are you passionate about making a difference? Do you have any free time? Would you like to have fun and earn a little bit of extra cash at the same time?
We are looking for caring and active individuals to join our team as a Relief Support Worker. If you`re passionate about your community, and the welfare of local people this role is ideal for you.
The opportunity has arisen helping to support people in the services and out in the community!
This post requires sleep-ins, working weekends and bank holidays. There are various daytime and evening shifts available!
Mencap provide housing options tailored to meet the needs of people with a learning disability in the Banbridge area.
You will be working in Supported Living and Community support services which will be supporting individuals build their independent living skills such as maintaining their tenancy, building and maintaining positive relationships, accessing their community and with personal care.
We are looking for people who are trustworthy and caring, inclusive and enthusiastic about putting people with a learning disability at the heart of everything they do, positive and are not afraid to challenge the wrong ways of thinking about learning disability. Experience within the care sector is an advantage but not essential as we will give you all the training needed to be able to start your new and rewarding career. Your shifts will cover mornings, evenings, sleep-ins including bank holidays.
These roles require you to be self-motivated, have excellent time management and communication skills as well as proven experience of working effectively within a team.
An enhanced disclosure check and registration with NISCC will be required if successful. To apply please complete an application form on our website (url removed)
If you`re really keen to make a change and work in challenging but very much so rewarding environment, please click the `Apply` button to begin the application process. We very much look forward to hearing from you!
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 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.
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.
- Flexibility to work the hours you choose
- 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