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Support Worker - New Lane, Huntington York at Mencap

Support Worker - New Lane, Huntington York

Mencap Huntington, Staffordshire Full Time

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We are looking for bubbly, caring and enthusiastic Support Workers to join our team based in New Lane - Huntington, York.

We have various hours available so we can be flexible with the number of hours offered and will consider applications from all interested candidates. 

As a Support Worker your role will be vital to provide support to people with a learning disability. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. 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 amazing benefits and great pay. You will be expected to provide an outstanding level of support that will enormously contribute to the people we support, living a more comfortable and happy life.

Our Service

We support four Gentleman who live in a 24 hour supported living service. Ages range between 46 –63.

There are a variety of activities enjoyed from arts and crafts, gardening, listening to music, theatres and overall enjoyment of the Gentleman’s hobbies and interests. All the people we support in this service enjoy going out and about into the community, whether that’s going for long walks, going out for lunches or even driving in an around York.

As our Gentleman have their own vehicles,  drivers are essential for this role. One of our Gentleman is a wheelchair user and loves to go on long walks so we are looking for someone who is physically fit to push him whilst enjoying the scenic routes.

At this Service we support with the below;

  • Personal care - helping people to get ready for the day and assisting with bathing, showering and using the bathroom.
  • Supporting people to live happy and fulfilling lives – budget management, paying bills, house work, organising appointments and cooking delicious healthy meals.
  • Community & Social Inclusion- Supporting people with a learning disability to access and participate in their local community and Social events to promote life skills and independence.
  • 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!

    We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. To find out more about the scheme please visit the directgov website.

    No two days are never the same, sometimes they may be challenging but always positive so click apply now to be considered! If you wish to discuss the role in more detail or require assistance with your application please call Recruitment team on 01733 246699.

    *All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.

    * To continue to keep the people we support safe; we will continue to follow the government guidelines regarding Covid-19. This means due to changes to government legislation it will be mandatory , unless you are medically exempt, to have had both covid-19 vaccines prior to starting work in our registered services.

    Job ID: 23767


    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.

  • 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 supermarkets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencap Extras
  • 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


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