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Waking Night Support Worker - Thetford

Thetford, Norfolk
£10.33 Per Hour
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Temporary Waking Night Support Worker to join our Service on a part time, fixed term contract for 9 months (10.45 hours per week, one night shift) based at Woodlands in Thetford. Shift times: 21:00 to 07:45. Do you dream of making a difference? Are you looking for a new challenge? Would you like to work in a job that is rewarding that offers training and development opportunities? If so, Woodlands could be what you re looking for. Working in social care is more than a just a job, it is making a difference to someone s life. At Woodlands Mencap we support our individuals by upholding our Values which are, Passionate, Kind, Brave, Inclusive and Positivity. The role involves supporting eight individuals ranging from the ages of 30 to 70, with all elements of their life, from personal care to supporting someone to live a meaningful and fulfilled life. Some of your daily responsibilities would be as follows. Record keeping Personal care Administering medication Supporting will meal prep and cooking Supporting with activities onsite and offsite Facilitating health appointments Keyworker responsibilities Health and safety checks Fire safety checks Supporting people with finances Moving and assisting support Infection control tasks including laundry Safeguarding our individuals Excellent communication skills 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. To find out a bit more about what life as a Support Worker is like, please click here to watch a short video. 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. Click here to find out more about our Mencap benefits. 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: 26197
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  • Job Reference: 701357817-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Mencap
  • Location: Thetford, Norfolk
  • Salary: £10.33 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Contract