Support Worker - Cannock
Are you looking for a new and exciting role ?If you are flexible, outgoing and enjoying helping others, Mencap could have the job for you!We currently have a range of opportunities from Full time to Part time & Support Workers across the Cannock area and we want to hear from you TODAY as interviews are taking place immediately.
The day to day life of a support workerAs a Support worker you will be expected to provide an outstanding level of care that will enormously contribute to the people we support, living a more comfortable, dignified, independent and happy life.This will include:Personal care – Helping people to get ready for the day and assisting with bathing, showering and using the bathroom.
Administering medications - Helping out with house work, organising appointment’s and cooking delicious healthy meals.Excellent communication skills - An ability to be able to adapt your manner in how you speak to make the information understood by all of the people that you will be supporting.
The people you will be caring for all have different hobbies and interests and the right person for this role will hopefully enjoy trying new things and going out into the community… whether it be a morning down at the local ponds, fishing, a shopping trip into town, or a mini break away for a few days… no two days are the same!
!Shift patternsThe general shift patterns include but not limited to 7:00am – 2pm, 2pm – 10.00pm and waking night shifts are from 10:00pm – 7:00am, at this particular service they do have a regular 3 hour shift that tend to come up so if you live locally that would be an advantage.
Please note these shift patterns may differ slightly throughout the services, nevertheless this would always be communicated in a timely manner.Ready to start your career with Mencap?
Click “Apply” today.*An enhanced DBS will be required for each successful candidate, paid for by Mencap (T&Cs apply)*If you’re matched to a role, you’ll be classed as a key worker. Frontline health and social care workers and the most vulnerable are currently being vaccinated. If you join us in a support role, you will be included in your local COVID-19 vaccine deployment programme.
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. This is becoming increasingly important as evidence is starting to grow that the vaccine could help stop the spread of the virus, as well as protecting the person vaccinated from getting very ill
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