Vacancy Ref: 16313
Are you the type of person that thrives when helping others to achieve something new or to build their independence?
Do you consider yourself to be reliable, enthusiastic and forward thinking?
We are looking for proactive and passionate support staff for our new supported living service.
You must be able to demonstrate a real commitment to Mencap and the work we do alongside the wonderful people we support. We are looking for people with a ‘can-do’ attitude who are strongly motivated, outgoing, caring and have a calm demeanour when needed. You will be working as part of a team to help the tenants with behaviour support, personal care, washing, dressing, doing their housework, cooking, banking, attending appointments, shopping, attending work or day opportunities, accompanying to appointments, socialising.
We have various part-time hours available on permanent contracts and also a fixed term contract available on 22.5 hours per week
This role has a unique set of challenges. You will need to have experience working in the care sector with people with autism and/or who have behaviours that challenge. You will be supported by specialist bespoke training in advance to fully meet the needs of the individual. We aim to provide consistent, positive support to all individuals and a patient, resilient approach will go a long way!