Support Worker - Bolton

  • Job Reference: 00073378-1
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Horwich, Manchester
  • Salary: £9.70 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are looking for 2x male support workers to work in one of our Bolton Services –

It is a supported living service, where we support 3 individuals 2 male one female, with a variation of needs. We support out of multiple activities from social clubs to volunteer jobs. We support on physiotherapy lead activities, swim gym sessions. We support to weekly bikes. Watching Bolton wanders bowling, cinema, garden centres, bingo and many more weekly activities.

You will be providing support with household duties from cooking and cleaning to finding cost effective utilities providers, they need support with their finances, seeing family maintaining friendships. Medication administration, medical appointments and reviews, personal care. General day to day living.

It's a very active house so the candidate would need a good amount of energy to meet the needs of the service and the people we support. 

Staff are required to work to a rota over a 7 day period, working early and late shifts, also sleep shifts are a requirement.  Weekend shifts are part of the rota, as are bank holidays, where an enhanced payment is provided.

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!

We have immediate opportunities to provide support workers to provide vital support to people with a learning disability through this tough time. We're recruiting full time, part time permanent and bank Support Workers across the UK now!

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 amazing 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, house work, organising appointments and cooking delicious healthy meals, food shopping and domestic tasks, including laundry

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 direct gov website.

No two days are never the same, sometimes they may be challenging but always positive so click apply now to be considered!

For more details or information contact:

Service Managers: Victoria Williams - (phone number removed) or (url removed)

*This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.

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

We are currently in the process of reviewing our salaries. The salary for this role is due to increase with effect from 1 April 2022.

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.

Job ID: 24839