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Support Worker, Devizes



Devizes, United Kingdom 

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Do you have a passion for helping others?

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability.

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You’ll make new friends and feel inspired to reach your potential. We’ll ask a lot of you - but you’ll get back so much more. With us, it’s never ‘just a job’.

Support Workers have a massive impact on the lives of the people they support. You can help us to make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability here and now.

That means listening to them, understanding what they like, and supporting them to make decisions and achieve the things they want to achieve.

We are looking to expand our team of dedicated Support Workers at our Devizes services where we are currently supporting 3 adults in total – Devizes overlooks the infamous ‘white horse’ on the hill.

We have various contracts available and welcome applicants that are looking for full-time or part-time opportunities.

Flexibility is important as all our shifts will be spread across the weekdays and weekends. Shifts are rota based and will be spread across morning, afternoons, evening and include sleep-ins (Sleep-in payments are compliant with National Living Wage).

Some of the activities you will be supporting the people we support with will include helping them to prepare tasty meals, helping them to understand their money and taking them out to the local community – do you pride yourself on being able to have some fun?

Aside from day to day support, you will also need to support these individuals with their hobbies; be it, ensuring their car magazines are brought once a month, going swimming or going for a celebratory burger – who doesn’t enjoy a cheeky cheeseburger for a Saturday night treat?

The people we support all have a variety of personalities, which requires a dedicated approach to person centred support – something we are passionate about here at Mencap.


* We believe that all employees are amazing and we wouldn't be able to achieve what we do without them. Here are just some of the ways we would value and invest in you:
* Up to 20 days’ holiday (exclusive of Bank holidays), increasing to 27 days’ with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme*
* Amazing Induction
* Access to award winning training and development
* 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*
* Tax free child care vouchers via salary sacrifice scheme for working parents
* Loans for bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
* Interest free season ticket loans
* Discounts and cashback 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.

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Essential Skills

As a Support Worker, all you’ll need to have is a positive attitude and a desire to improve the lives of those with a learning disability. If you support the people we care for, we will support you with award winning training and progression opportunities throughout your career with us.

An enhanced DBS will be required for each successful candidate (Paid for by Mencap, T&Cs apply)

About Company

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.

Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.
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