Support Worker - Norton Stockton

Reference
25784
Location
Norton
Salary
£9.70 Per Hour £18,915 per annum, pro-rata + excellent benefits
Contract Type
Expiry Date
21/07/2022 14:32:00

We have a fantastic opportunity for Support Workers to join our Service in Norton Stockton on a permanent, Full time basis (37.5 hours per week).



 



Staffing is generally two on per shift, Shifts are varied and include Mornings, Afternoons Evenings  Waking nights 7 days a week including weekends and bank holidays.



 



You will be working in our Supported Living Service helping to support two gentlemen both in the home and in the community. Our team promotes person centred support and positive behavioural support when supporting people with complex needs. 



Both gentleman require different levels of support with personal care daily.  Both gentleman have good communication skills and clearly make their needs known. One likes to use pictorial planning for his daily activities.



Staff supporting at this service need to know the people well. Both have support plans that offer information on how they like to be supported in most aspects of their lives which identify who, and what is important to them.



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!



Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful.  Everything we do at Mencap keeps the people we support at the centre of what we do. 



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 excellent benefits alongside our competitive pay.



What does a Support Worker do?



As a Support Worker you will be expected to provide an outstanding level of support that will enormously contribute to the people we support, living a more comfortable, dignified, liberated and happy life.




  • Personal care - helping people to get ready for the day and assisting with bathing, showering and using the bathroom.

  • Supporting people to live independently – budget management, paying bills, housework, organising appointments and cooking delicious healthy meals.

  • Excellent communication skills/relationship building – supporting the person to understand the world around them and promoting positive relationships.

  • Community & Social Inclusion- Supporting individuals to access and participate in their local community and Social events to promote life skills and individuality.



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 ever the same, sometimes they may be challenging but always positive so click apply now to be considered!



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



 *The salary for this role will be increased to £10.33 per hour (a full-time annual salary of £20,144) with effect from 1 August 2022.



 



Vacancy ID: 25784