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Support Worker – Branches Day Centre

Mencap in Kirklees

20 hours per week over 3 days  


Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (with an element of flexibility)


(between 9am & 4.30pm) 


£11.54 to £11.94 per hour dependent on qualifications



Do you want a flexible career with regular hours? Can you show us how you would treat the people we  support with the dignity and respect they have a right to expect? Are you passionate, enjoy working with  people and want to make a difference to someone’s life? Then we want to hear from you! Experience is  helpful but isn’t essential. Having the right attitude is

In return 

  • You will be working for a supportive employer who are highly experienced and you will work  in a friendly team 
  • Flexible hours that are guaranteed 
  • Good rates of pay and a generous holiday entitlement, which both increase the longer you  work for us 
  • Free training and on-going career development with enhanced rates of pay the higher your  qualification 
  • Dedicated on-going support and mentoring from the learning and development manager to  help you settle in your role 
  • Health & Well-being benefits through our free Simply – health Plan 
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme 

Branches, just outside the centre of Batley, offers life opportunities for adults over 40 years of age with a  learning disability. Up to 20 people a day attend and enjoy activities in the local Batley community,  surrounding areas and in the day centre. Our aim is to provide people we support in a person-centred  way to achieve their goals and ambitions and support them to have their best day possible. We are open  from 9am to 4.30pm each week-day. 


Mencap in Kirklees day services have 9-seater people carriers to support our members with travelling  around the community to enjoy different activities. Being a driver is essential with a full UK driving  licence and with at least 2 years’ experience as a driver. Exceptions can be made for people with a  disability. 


Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service  (DBS) check, prior to starting with us. 

If you think you have the right attitude for this type of work and you want to make a difference to people’s  lives then we would really like to hear from you. 


A full copy of the job description together with information and guidance can be found on the jobs page  of our website 


Please note, we do not accept applications made through a third party such as a recruitment agency.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your application. 


Due to a high volume of applications for this role it may not be possible to reply to each Applicant  individually. 

If you do not therefore hear from us within 2 weeks of your application, please presume that you have  been unsuccessful.

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