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The following jobs are currently available at West Berkshire Mencap. If you would like to apply please use any of these forms (CV upload, Express interest, Online application), call us on 07812 487 816 or by email at: recruitment@wbmencap.org.

Outreach Worker

Link Up is a work skills training project for adults with learning disabilities, where you will be working with an individual supporting them in learning about all aspects of work. This is carried out in a sheltered environment by completing jobs such as mail shots, light assembly and packaging work for real customers.

We are currently hiring for a part-time Outreach Worker to support one of our lovely clients at Link Up.

General Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the general welfare of the person you are supporting, ensuring their safety as a priority
  • To assist and support the individual to manage their behaviour and emotions
  • If appropriate ensure medication is secured during outreach session in line with policies
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are followed, including care plans where necessary regarding allergies etc.
  • To support with personal care as necessary and appropriate – full training will be given.
  • To provide advice and assistance with general safety and provide protection, ensuring that all risk assessments are followed.
  • To liaise with the carers, professionals and representatives. Ensure accident forms are filled out correctly and signed and any complaints are dealt with and passed onto your line manager.
  • To report any risks and hazards and any changes in service users health or behaviour to management.
  • To maintain accurate records e.g. daily records, timesheets etc.
  • To undertake mandatory training and additional training identified through the supervision process.
  • Being reliable and attending shifts, training and supervisions on time.
  • To come to work with a positive work ethic and attitude when in the work place with colleagues and service users.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience ( Minimum Level )

  • Some experience with adults with learning disabilities preferred
  • Over 18
  • Willingness to do Care certificate

Thursday 9am to 3pm
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: £10.42 per hour

Please email your CV to recruitment@wbmencap.org or feel free to call for an informal discussion or more information on 07812 487816

Full Time, Part Time & Bank Support Workers & Waking Night Support Workers

We are currently looking for Full Time, Part Time and Bank staff

Support Worker £10.42 per hour
Night Support worker £10.42 per hour

Flexible contracts to fit around your existing commitments, 2 days per week, 3 days per week, 4 days per week, 5 days per week and 6 days per week – all designed to fit around your existing commitments.

Join an incredible team and change someone’s life!

What makes us different?

Our staff can never say that they are bored as every day is different.

A brief list of activities will include bowling, swimming, cycling, cinema, music and movement, drumming, theme parks and even the odd trip away to Disney Land Paris, plus many more.We are seeking to employ permanent and bank staff to work for our service providing care and support to adults and children with learning disabilities in the community and in our supported living units in Newbury.

You will be reliable, flexible, conscientious and have a positive outlook towards supporting people with learning disabilities. Experience working with people with learning disabilities is preferred but not essential as training is provided. For an application pack or further details please contact us on 07812 487 816 or by email at: recruitment@wbmencap.org, or download and submit this application form

Senior Support Worker

To provide care and support to people with learning disabilities living in their own homes or in a supported living establishment. To work closely with other professionals to promote choice, independence, self development and community participation.

Overseeing and being a part of the support team, based at Supported Living Houses in Newbury.

If you are Kind, fun, proactive and energetic, you could join our friendly and hardworking team here in Newbury. Our amazing team of Support Workers encourage and motivate our clients to lead as independent lives as possible supporting them in their own flats to achieve their full potential each and every day.

Starting Salary: £11.42 per hour, £22,269 per annum for 37.5 hours per week

For an application pack or further details please contact us on 07812 487 816 or by email at: recruitment@wbmencap.org, or download and submit this application form