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Support Worker - Part time

Felixstowe, Suffolk, United Kingdom, £ £ 8.72-8.72 Hourly Hourly, Permanent


We are currently recruiting for Support Workers in the Felixstowe area!

Are you looking for a New role ready for the New Year ahead.

We have an exciting post available to support individuals with a learning disability within our service in Felixstowe and Trimley.

This is a Part time post from 20 -30 hours per week. Drivers would be preferably for this post.

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!

Want to know a more about the service? Please read below!

Our Trimley Service is a friendly and busy bungalow that supports 3 men all in their 40s. Our service in Felixstowe supports 5 gentlemen with ages ranging from 20-60. The gentlemen we support all have a busy social life and a number of hobbies & interests such as; growing vegetables, seeing family members, meeting friends, attending social activities, talking about current affairs, using their tablet and much more.

The person we are looking for would need to have a good sense of humour and an empathetic understanding of the people we support. It is important that you can support with personal care, finances and medication. The people we support can communicate, but you will need to be patient for those that take longer to express their needs. One has little verbal communication, however they communicate using body language, gestures and vocal noises.

As a Support Worker you will need to be flexible, the general shift patterns are from 7.00am-2:30pm or 2.30pm - 10.00pm this will include weekends, evening and sleep ins.

You do not need to have a valid UK driving licence as buses run from Ipswich to Felixstowe every 20 minutes. The bungalow is on the bus route so is easy to get to. The train station is also 15 minute walk away.

In this role you will have the chance to make a positive difference to someone\'s life every day - which is the biggest perk of all!

\"We are Inclusive. We value all of our people and we intentionally plan for their success in everything we do.\"


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 super markets, 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

Job Details

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Felixstowe, Suffolk, United Kingdom
£ £ 8.72-8.72 Hourly Hourly