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.
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 looking for a positive, dynamic and supportive individuals to join our team within the Stamford Area. If you are looking for a role where you can become a valued member of the team, make a difference to people’s lives and go home feeling rewarded then this is the opportunity for you.
We put the people we support at the heart of Mencap and we make sure that they are as equally involved with the recruitment process as our recruitment team. We feel this is imperative in ensuring they receive a tailored and relevant service.
You will need to be pro-active, have strong interpersonal skills; and be unafraid to let your personality shine through. Our best support workers demonstrate the ability to build true and meaningful relationships; whilst being able to adapt their delivery as necessary to the individual. This could involve anything from supporting with budgeting and housing needs to showcasing your sense of fun at the bowling alley!
Your main responsibilities will be to make the day to day decisions easier for the people we support. This role involves working with several individuals with learning disabilities; and as such; being able to work with several personalities. An example of some of your duties are listed below:
You will be required to work on a shift basis that will be, including weekends and bank holidays, and at times you will be required to start early and work late also on occasions may be required to sleep in at the service up to twice a week.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome all applicants with disabilities to apply for the roles with us. To find out more about Disability Confident Government Scheme, please direct gove website.
Job ID : 19845 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.
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