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Frontline Manager
Birchwood

Job reference: 001738

Location: Birchwood

Closing date: 09/02/2022

Salary: £27,000

Employment type: Full-time

Are you a Team Leader or Senior Support Worker looking for your next move? Do you have experience supporting people who have a learning disability? Join us as Frontline Manager in Warrington

You will lead a team of support workers across a service hub supporting seven people in total. You will encourage and mentor your staff, completing supervisions and appraisals and ensuring they have all the training and resources they need. You'll work together to keep people's support fresh, creative and genuinely person-centred.

Of course there will be the practical details such as overseeing the rota, completing risk assessments and support plans. You will be responsible for the budget, and ensuring the sites are fully compliant with all regulatory requirements as well as our internal processes.

You’ll develop constructive relationships with external professionals, social work teams, families, and the local community.

You'll have overall responsible for ensuring any staff vacancies are filled promptly. 

You will be joining a collaborative local management team, where colleagues share ideas, experience and advice.


What we need from you

You will have experience of supporting vulnerable people, ideally those with autism and learning disabilities. You will have experience of either directly managing  or supervising a team. 

You’ll be creative in your thinking and your approach to staff, the people we support and their families and be able to inspire and motivate.

You'll need to be well-organised, with a good understanding of budgeting, and be IT-literate.

You must be a driver with your own transport, as you will travel regularly between services in the area, as well as to meetings, conferences and training.


About us

MacIntyre 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.

Pay and Rewards

We provide a range of benefits to reward and thank our staff which includes:

  • Six weeks' annual leave including statutory public holidays
  • Workplace Pension scheme – MacIntyre will contribute 3% of your salary to all eligible employees
  • MacIntyre Staff Savings Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) to support your health and wellbeing
  • Health Cash Plan which provides money back on core health treatments such as: optical, dental, physiotherapy, chiropody (at reduced cost)
  • MacIntyre Sick Pay (qualifying period)
  • Life assurance scheme offering valuable benefits to your dependents
  • MacIntyre Rewards Scheme which recognises and rewards staff
  • MacIntyre Perks which offers up to 6% discount off leading retailers including Tesco, Curry/PC World, Costa and many more
  • Access to the Blue Light Card which offers thousands of amazing discounts online and on the high street for emergency and social care staff.
  • Enhanced DBS Certificate (cost paid by MacIntyre)  


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 Area 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.

How to apply

If 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.

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.

COVID-19 Information

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 this advertisement is for services where CQC-regulated activity takes place, and therefore by law successful applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless clinically exempt. 

 

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