Relief Waking Night Support Worker - Selby

  • Job Reference: 00073087-1
  • Date Posted: 12 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Selby, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £9.70 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Job Advert

We have an opportunity for a Relief Waking Night Support Worker to join our team in Selby in supporting adults with a learning disability.  This is a relief post where the successful candidate will be working as and when required. Typical shifts are for 9 hours (10:00 pm to 07:00 am). As a relief worker you will have the flexibility to work as many of the hours offered to you as you like based on you and your availability.

We are looking for someone who is passionate and committed to making a difference to the people with learning disability. This is a challenging role however also tremendously rewarding too! In addition to this, you will be supported with our ongoing award-winning training to enhance your career.

What does a Relief Waking Night Support Worker do?

As a Relief Waking Night 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 – supporting individuals to bed at their chosen time, carrying out regular checks and supporting them with toileting as required.

Light household tasks as the people we support sleep such as ironing, cleaning, updating supported offered on our digital systems.

Ensuring the safety of the house is maintained.

Getting the people we support ready for the day ahead.

Ensuring the home of the people we support is clean and tidy.

Supporting people to be safe overnight and meeting their health needs

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. 

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.

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 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.

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!

Mencap are strongly encouraging all our colleagues to have the Covid-19 vaccine as a way to help protect each other and the people we support.

No two days are ever the same, sometimes they may be challenging but they will always positive so click apply now to be considered!

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

Job ID:  25170

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.

Flexibility to work the hours you choose

Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major supermarkets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencap Extras

Annual leave entitlement based on hours accrued

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

Access to award winning training and development

*T&C's apply based on contract

About Mencap

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