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£8.36 Per hour
Closing Date: 31/07/19
Mencap are looking for Support Workers in Thetford…
We are holding interviews very soon and would love to hear from you TODAY!
If you are flexible, outgoing and enjoying helping others, Mencap want to hear from you!
We currently have a range of opportunities from Part time day time contract & Waking Nights contract.
We have two services in the Thetford area that provide support for people with learning disabilities.
The day to day life of a support worker.
As a Support worker you will be expected to provide an outstanding level of care that will enormously contribute to the people we support, living a more comfortable, dignified, independent and happy life.
This will include:
Personal care – helping people to get ready for the day and assisting with bathing, showering and using the bathroom.
Administering medications, helping out with house work, organizing appointment’s and cooking delicious healthy meals.
Excellent communication skills – an ability to be able to adapt your manner in how you speak to make the information understood by all of the people that you will be supporting.
The people you will be caring for all have different hobbies and interests and the right person for this role will hopefully enjoy trying new things and going out into the community… whether it be a morning down at the local ponds, fishing, a shopping trip into town, or a mini break away for a few days… no two days are the same!!
The general shift patterns include but not limited to 7:30am – 3pm, 08.00 – 2pm, 3pm – 9:30pm, 2pm – 9:30pm and waking night shifts are from 09:00pm – 8:00am.
Please note these shift patterns may differ slightly throughout the services, nevertheless this would always be communicated in a timely manner.
Ready to start your career with Mencap? Apply now
*An enhanced DBS will be required for each successful candidate, paid for by Mencap (T&Cs apply)