We want you to form part of our team, join in with our open, fun, creative thinking approach and let your enthusiasm shine through in our already excellent organisation.
Support staff are the front line here at Eden Mencap (EMS) you work with a variety of people who love having fun and learning new things, this ranges from:
* shopping, going out to the cinema/eating out/pub etc tripping off for the day, accompanying to a variety of appointments (health and well-being, hairdressers etc) supporting them to maintain their home, preparing meals and general every tasks that we all do.
*working in our day opportunities area where we get involved with a variety of community projects, out and about and keeping busy.
* supporting our children from very young to 16/18 years old - doing all sorts including kids clubs, trips, attending clubs and giving their parents some respite.
* our young people from 18 - 25 enjoy preparing for independent living and getting out and about doing all the great stuff young people should be doing, they're up for anything and really enjoy exploring.
We welcome applications from you if:-
You work in a person centred way; believing in supporting people to achieve their goals
Are flexible to meet the needs of those we support and have a sense of humour!
You will need to drive and have use of a car.
Please contact the office team for further information and an application pack
Have a look at our Facebook page to see what we do every day: facebook.com/emspenrith
We are a local charity operating in the Eden Valley of Cumbria. We provide a variety of support, opportunities, community based activities, children's services and kids clubs, support at home, supported living and employment/work based skills.
We support children (from birth), young people and adults who have learning disabilities and or on the autistic spectrum.
We are passionate that all those we support have their individual needs met in an environment that that promotes their self confidence and self esteem and builds on independent skills. We work towards achieving their goals and aspirations and constantly challenge each person to achieve their potential.
We work in our local community on a daily basis and promote the abilities of each person.
Have a look at our Facebook page - you'll see what we do! /emspenrith