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Job reference: 001694
Closing date: 28/02/2022
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Employment type: Full-time or part-time
Are you looking for work that is truly fulfilling? Do you want a job where your influence will continue long after your shift ends? Could you support adults with a learning disability to live more independently?
Full and part time hours available.
You will be joining an experienced team supporting Rebekah, Amelia and Jayde* who live in their own home in Shrewsbury. They are both in their twenties and like to have lots of fun. It's a busy household with lots going on, so the days fly by with no two the same. A day shift might involve supporting Rebekah when she attends her regular riding session or going with Amelia to the local farm. They lead active lifestyles so sometimes its hard to keep up. Favourite activities include visits to the gym, swimming, bowling and the sports village.
Its very important that you support them to maintain regular contact with their families. You will help with day to day household duties like cleaning, shopping & cooking and with a bit of encouragement Rebekah and Amelia will get involved.
You will work on a shifts on a flexible rota basis.
*Names changed to protect privacy
This post is exempt from the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1) which provides for the application of a genuine occupational requirement.
Experience isn’t always necessary. 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.
Although it would be desirable for you to hold a full UK driving licence, this is not an essential job requirement.
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 staff which includes:
How to applyIf this 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 the children, young people and adults we support. 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.
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.
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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