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.Job Advert 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!
We are currently looking to expand our team of dedicated support workers who are based in Poole and are supporting adults who have a learning disability.
You will be responsible for the day to day livelihood of these individuals and will help with medication, finances personal care and daily living tasks. Another big part of being a support worker is being a big part of the fun! So be prepared for film days, swimming, watching pantomimes (he's behind you) and cooking meals.
Supporting someone with their daily life is not a 9-5 job. You will need to be able to work across a range of different days and shift patterns, however as a relief support worker you do have the benefit of choosing the shifts to suit you.
One of the most amazing things about being a Support Worker is that anyone can do it! As long as you have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of those with a learning disability, we will support you with progression opportunities throughout your career with us.
An enhanced DBS will be required for each successful candidate (Paid for by Mencap, T&Cs apply)Benefits
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.
*T&C's apply based on contract