Waking Night Support Worker – Darlington – Mencap – Darlington


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We are looking for a Waking Night Support Worker to join our Service based in Darlington (Welbeck) on a permanent, part time basis (28 hours per week).

This is a waking night position which includes weekends and bank holidays including one day shift per week, flexibility is therefore essential for us to be able to meet the needs of the people we support.

At Welbeck we support five gentleman, 24 hours a day who live in their own home. Your support is essential to enable these five individuals to live as independently as possible, while recognising the important role of their families. 

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.

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!

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.

What does a Waking Night Support Worker do?

As a Waking Night 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.

Personal care – supporting individuals to bed at their chosen time, carrying out regular checks and supporting them with toileting as required.

Light household tasks as the people we support sleep such as ironing, cleaning, updating supported offered on our digital systems.

Ensuring the safety of the house is maintained.

Getting the people we support ready for the day ahead.

Ensuring the home of the people we support is clean and tidy.

Supporting people to be safe overnight and meeting their health needs

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.

No two days are ever the same, sometimes they may be challenging but always positive so click apply now to be considered!

*All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.

Vacancy ID: 27311


As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.

22 days holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing to 24 days from April 2023

Annual leave increases with long service up to 27 days per year plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme

Service related sick pay when 6 month probation is completed

Pension contributions into NEST Scheme on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings

Death in service life cover for a nominated beneficiary under our life assurance scheme

Loans for debt consolidation, bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months

Interest free season ticket loans

Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major supermarkets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencap Extras

Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.

Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support

Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program

Access to award winning training and development

*T&C’s apply based on contract

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