Support Worker - Glemsford

  • Job Reference: 00073372-1
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Glemsford, Suffolk
  • Salary: £9.70 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you looking for a job which has flexibility and fun?  Would you like to work in your local community and walk to work?  If the answer is YES, we have an excellent opportunity for Support Workers in Glemsford Suffolk to work with four amazing people living in one house in the village. 

We have both full time and part time roles available due to an increase in support packages.  Shifts run from 07:30 – 15:00 and from 15:00 – 22:00 and there are also daytime shifts for community activities.  There is a sleep in in the service.

If you are a driver it would be a bonus but is not necessary as this service is based within easy reach of public transport.

It is important that you have a good sense of humour and are fun, enjoy participating in activities and be respectful to individual needs.

So, if you want to spend your days having fun with four amazing people look no further, we have the job for you!

About the Service

The people you will be supporting are an independent and active bunch and will want your support at activities and accessing the community as well as support to learn daily living skills.  

What does a Support Worker do?

As a Support Worker you will be expected to provide an outstanding level of support that will help to ensure the people we support live a more comfortable, dignified, liberated and happy life.  You will have excellent communication skills and be a naturally caring and patient personality.  Typical responsibilities may include:

Supporting people to live independently – budget management, paying bills, housework, organising appointments and cooking delicious healthy meals.

Relationship building – supporting the people we support 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.

Personal care - helping people to get ready for the day.This may include prompting the people we support to take their medication and assisting with bathing, showering and using the bathroom.Not all Support Worker roles include high levels of personal care.

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!  If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to call the Service Manager, Sam Dacey on – (phone number removed)

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

Job ID:  24570