Support Worker 17hrs - Stoke, Staffs

Recruiter
Mencap
Location
Hilderstone
Salary
£14,625 per annum
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Closes
19 Oct 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking eager, dynamic and enthusiastic support workers to join our team in the Stoke Area. If you`re looking for a role where you can become a valued member of the team, make a difference to people`s lives and go home feeling rewarded then this is the opportunity for you.

We put the people we support at the heart of Mencap and we make sure that they`re involved with the recruitment process. The person we support is looking for someone to go on adventures with, someone who will play games with them and also someone who can be gentle, reassuring and a good communicator.

You will need to be comfortable to work on your own, be a problem solver and be able to think on your feet. Your main responsibilities will be to make the day to day decisions easier for the people we support. An example of some of your duties are listed below:

  • Medication administration and management
  • Finances such as a budgeting, utility bills and saving for that special thing someone would like to do
  • Helping the person understand any written communications and helping them action them
  • Attending appointments and social activities

You will find it extremely rewarding to see the people we support achieve goals, overcome challenges and enjoy their lives by accessing the social activities and day trips they choose.

You will need to share our Mencap values and be a caring, positive and trustworthy person who is keen to support adults with a learning disability.

Vacancy ID 10046