Support Worker - Pocklington

  • Job Reference: 00084875-1
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Pocklington, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £10.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are looking for Support Workers to join us on a permanent, full time or part time basis.  Shifts will be spread across mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends and bank holidays. 

Typical shift times are usually 7:30 am - 14:00, 7:30 am, 15:30, 10:00 am - 20:00 , 15:30 - 22:00. We can be flexible with shifts. 

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. 

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, housework, organising appointments and cooking delicious healthy meals.

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.

Our Service & The People We Support

Are you a person who likes variety in their work, knowing each day will be different to the last. Here at Pocklington that is the case. We support three males and one female.

The people we support at Pocklington require 24-hour care. The individuals we support choose a range of activities they enjoy being involved in. Some typical examples are 

Doing arts and crafts

Car rides out

Going shopping and out for lunch 

Loves listening to music and the rocky horror show

Loves going out and about in the community 

Our service also has a lovely large garden which is made use of in the Summer, BBQ’s are a favourite! The people we support also love to garden and grow their own vegetables.

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: 26024