Social Care

Female Waking Night Support Worker – Llangennech, Llanelli

Full Time Permanent

South Wales Jobs

We are currently looking for Female Support Workers to join our Service based in Llangennech, Llanelli to cover our waking nights shifts. You will typically work Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday one week and then Thursday, Friday and Saturday the following week. These are examples of our shifts and can change, for example, to cover annual leave and sickness.

As part of the support you provide, you will need to drive our Residents mobility cars.  As a result, you must have a full UK or EU driving licence and be 21 or over. Ideally, you will also have access to your own car as there is limited public transport to the service.  

About the Service

The service is based in a modern purpose built house in Llangennech. We support three ladies. They need are all individuals with their own likes and dislikes but like to be included in decisions about their support. They will need support with all aspects of their lives. They like to go out and into shops as long as it isn’t too busy and have different interests including trains, action movies and dancing.

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

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. 

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.

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 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.

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!

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.

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

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

* Due to the nature of this service, we are looking for female only applicants.  This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.

Job ID:  24814

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