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4Eden (formally Eden Mencap Society) is a local charity which provides support services throughout the Eden Valley from our office based in Penrith. Our services specialise in learning disability and autism spectrum disorder; standard/lower level and high level/complex needs. We are able to provide a wide range of staff, trained and skilled to meet individual specific needs.

We work with our local community to provide everyday ordinary activities and experiences, focussing on the individual needs of each person. We concentrate on how we can offer a variety of opportunities to meet each person’s needs and to achieve their potential.

We are passionate about doing meaningful activities that encourage each person to be a valued part of their community. Build up their skills, interact with each other and achieve independence in as many parts of their daily lives as they are able to.

We are developing real work opportunities by creating trading arms of our organisation, understanding what people need, want and desire. We take positive risks and challenge each person to strive to reach and achieve their personal goals.

If you’d like to work with us please take a look at the below positions.

Penrith, Cumbria
Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Salary: From £8.21/hour
Support Worker (Full, Part time, & Bank hours)

We work with adults and children who have a Learning Disability and Autism in a variety of settings.

We run the following services:

Day Opportunities – Art&Craft, Health&Fitness, Gardening.
Cafe4Eden, Bake4Eden – Supporting a small team to run a Cafe and a Bakery, cooking, baking and serving customers.
4 supported Living Houses – 2 of which require sleep-ins, promoting independence, and day to day supported living.
Children’s Services – 1:1 and group support to access local activities.
Adults 1:1 Outreach – Promoting independence, support to access local amenities.
There are many opportunities open to you, we would like to hear how you could best fit into the team.

Rate of Pay: Between £NMW and £8.50 depending on experience and qualifications

Benefits of Working for 4Eden

Pension Scheme
Ongoing training and support
28 Days Annual Leave Allowance
Enrolment into Health Care Scheme after successful probation period
Holiday Pay
Opportunities to progress within the organisation
Travel Expenses, time and mileage paid


Interview Date: TBC

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