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Relief Support Worker

Liverpool, Lancashire
£9.70 Per Hour
Job Type
19 Jul 2022
We are currently looking to recruit relief support workers to work across our Mersey and Lancashire services. You will be able to carry out shifts in Liverpool, Wirral, Sefton and Lancashire.

We are looking for positive and caring individuals who will support people with a learning disability to live independent lives. This will require support within their home with cooking, cleaning and preparation of meals. Accessing the community to attend activities, meet friends and be present in the local community.

We offer a variety of shift which include day shifts, evening shifts and sleep in shifts.

Do you want to make a positive difference to people s lives? For some people, Support Work is something they would love to do but life makes it difficult to commit to a full or part time position. That's where the role of a Relief Support Worker comes in! It gives you the flexibility to choose the shifts you want to work, based on your availability and the needs of the service.

What does a Relief Support Worker do?

As a Relief 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.

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 visitWe 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.

The salary for this role will be increased to £10.33 per hour (a full-time annual salary of £20,144) with effect from 1 August 2022
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  • Job Reference: 661977913-2
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Mencap
  • Location: Liverpool, Lancashire
  • Salary: £9.70 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £9.70 per hour plus excellent benefits
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Contract