• Salary : £7.00 - £8.00 /Hour
  • Location: UK-Newark
Support Worker - Newark - 30 - 37.5 hours

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a Support Worker to join our team in our registered service in Newark where we support adults with a learning disability.

Joining us on a permanent contract of 30 or 37.5 hours per week, the suitable candidate will be working shifts on a rota basis. Flexibility is essential to this role as shifts will be spread across the weekdays, weekends and bank holidays including mornings, afternoons, evenings and sleep ins/waking nights.

Drivers are desirable but not essential for this role

The role of a Support Worker is sometimes challenging but greatly rewarding. Duties vary and may include providing support with daily living skills like cooking, cleaning, managing finances, personal care, attending health appointments or going out into the community. As a support Worker at Mencap you will provide as much or as little support required by each individual as we focus on person centred support.

You can view a profile of the person you could be supporting on the 'additional information' tab. You will see that what is important to them and how they like to be supported.

In return for your hard work and passion we can give you real meaning and purpose in your work. 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 do not need to have experience in this sector to apply, but you will need to be a caring, positive and trustworthy person who is keen to support adults with a learning disability.

* An enhanced DBS will be required for the successful candidate

ID 5091

Job Requirements


Company Overview

Mencap is the voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.

We work with people with a learning disability to change laws and services, challenge prejudice and directly support thousands of people to live their lives as they choose.

What makes us who we are

We are inclusive, trustworthy, caring, positive and challenge when we see things that aren't fair.