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Job reference: 001640
Closing date: 01/03/2022
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Employment type: Full-time
Why not start a rewarding new career in Social Care? No experience necessary: we'll train you.
You'll join the team supporting Matt and Adrian* who have learning disabilities and live in their own home in Eastleigh.
We have a lot of fun here! You will join in with Matt and Adrian's favourite pastimes and hobbies to ensure they both enjoy the lifestyles they want.
You will support them with their everyday living needs ,health and medical appointments along with providing emotional reassurance and some intimate care.
We occasionally experience challenging behaviour which is due to anxiety, however we'll give you all the training you need around this aspect.
Shifts are worked on a rota basis which include days, evenings, nights, weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins. Full-time hours are 37.5 hours per week but we also have part-time roles available..
Due to the nature of this service we can only consider male applicants.
*Not real names
Experience isn’t always necessary to become a Support Worker. If you have the right attitude, good customer service skills, share our values and are willing to learn, you’re likely to be a great fit. We are looking for people who celebrate differences, and we strive to make all our staff feel included, valued and respected.
About usMacIntyre is a national charity which supports over 1,200 people with a learning disability and/or autism.
We were founded in 1966 by the visionary parent of a child with disabilities and have been growing steadily ever since. We celebrate and develop everyone’s unique gifts, talents and contributions.
Training and Development
At Macintyre we fully support your training and development. We know it can be daunting to start a new job, and not everyone learns the same way, so throughout your probation we will provide you with a mixture of eLearning, face-to-face training and mentoring support whilst on the job.
But it doesn't stop there - throughout your career with us you will have access to our own dedicated in house Learning and Development team, Quality Specialists and HR Teams. These teams, along with your Manager, will provide you with opportunities to learn and develop professionally as well as enabling and supporting you to achieve professional qualifications and career progression opportunities - all free of charge.
Pay and Rewards
We provide a range of benefits to reward and thank our Support Workers which includes:
How to applyIf the Support Worker job sounds like the right fit for you, click on the Apply button on the MacIntyre website, complete some brief details and upload your CV.
Alternatively if you would prefer to complete a manual application form, you can either download one from the attachments on our website advert or phone us on 01908 357 016 and we will send an application form to you.
Please note: we reserve the right to close this advert early if we have received a sufficient number of applications, so don't delay, apply today.
Safer Recruitment and Diversity statement
MacIntyre safeguards and promotes the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Therefore we work with successful candidates to complete appropriate checks prior to joining.
MacIntyre is committed to promoting equality, encouraging diversity and embracing inclusion among our workforce. We want our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and the people we support. As part of this commitment, our accessibility toolbar allows you a number of options: read adverts in another language (including Welsh for our Services located in Wales), change the font to Open Dyslexia, change the colours, and many others. Just click the button marked “Accessibility” at the top of the screen.
This post is exempt from the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1) which provides for the application of a genuine occupational requirement.
During the pandemic we are following Government guidance regarding reducing transmission rates. This means we are taking every precaution to keep you and everyone involved safe during the recruitment process. It also means we are requesting that our current and future employees can commit to employment only with MacIntyre at present.
Additionally, please be aware that Government consultation is currently underway regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for supportive living and outreach services. If legislative or other requirements change in the future in these or other provisions, we may need to make vaccination mandatory for staff joining us.
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