Full- time, Part-time Relief Support Workers Various Hours, Full time Relief Waking Night Support Worker
Required across our Derry/Londonderry services
We are looking for people with a ‘can-do’ attitude who are strongly motivated, outgoing, caring and have a calm demeanor when needed. You will be working as part of a team to help the tenants with behaviour support, personal care, washing, dressing, doing their housework, cooking, banking, attending appointments, shopping, attending work or day opportunities, cooking, accompanying to appointments, socialising.
We have a range of full and part time hours on a relief basis and in addition looking for candidates who can do waking nights specifically, this will include full personal care overnight as and when required for a total of 3-4 nights per week. Each waking night shift is 10.5 hours long and you will be working on a rota basis: 9pm- 9am the following morning.
You need to have experience working in the care sector with people with autism and/or who have behaviours that challenge. You will be supported by specialist bespoke training in advance to fully meet the needs of the individual.
As well as a nationally recognised training program within the charity sector, we also provide excellent career development opportunities, attractive pension scheme, competitive holiday allowance, childcare vouchers and much more!
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
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