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Senior Support Worker
Wrexham - Ffordd Glyn

Job reference: 000315

Location: Wrexham - Ffordd Glyn

Closing date: 17/11/2020

Salary: £9.75 - £10.50 per hour

Employment type: Full-time

Are you ready for the next stage of your career?  Could you lead a team whilst supporting people with learning disabilities?​​​​​​​

As a Senior, you will combine supervising Support Workers with providing direct support to 3 genleman and one lady with learning disabilities. 

We are looking for a team of 15 staff to join our new service in Wrexham. We have both full and part-time positions across a range of shifts.

We are looking for people to join a team supporting four individuals move into their new homes. These individuals have diagnoses of mild to moderate learning difficulties, autism, communication delay, health conditions and complex needs. They require their staff to be resilient, fun, understanding, hardworking, consistent, confident and caring. They require a wide range of support with personal care,managing medication and finances, supporting them to access the community, learn new skills , maintaining relationships with family and friends, adapt current skills and a life that makes sense to them.

Some of the people who live here will require assistance with personal care and eating and drinking, they also have some behaviours of concern that will require your support.

You'll develop rotas, supervise staff, become involved in the recruitment, selection and induction of new staff, and generally ensure a high standard of practice in the service.  You will work closely with the staff team, leading by example to ensure the people we support are living a life that makes sense to them.  You'll encourage your team and identify training needs, whether that's formally or by way of day-to-day coaching and reflection. This role is 37.5 hours a week, and you'll take your turn working shifts on a 24x7 rota. 

About us

We are an award winning charity that has the core belief that everyone has potential, something to offer and a valuable contribution to make to their community.

We use a person centered approach to keep the people we support safe, happy and healthy and to ensure each individual is able to live a life that makes sense to them. Using a Positive Behavior Support strategy ensures we see the person first, not their disability.

What we need from you

You will need experience working with people who have a learning disability or complex needs. The work can be demanding and challenging at times but no two days are the same and the reward of seeing your personal impact is incredibly inspiring and it’s something you’ll never forget.

You MUST be a driver with a manual licence as you will need to drive service mobility vehicles for when lockdown is relaxed

Training and benefits

MacIntyre provides a full induction and ongoing training, including the opportunity to gain nationally accredited vocational qualifications, free of charge.

*Our benefits include:

  • Above statutory annual leave entitlement of 30 days (including public holidays)
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • MacIntyre pays for your DBS check
  • Employee Assistance scheme to support your health and wellbeing
  • MacIntyre Staff Savings Scheme
  • MacIntyre Rewards Scheme
  • MacIntyre Perks which offers up to 6% discount off leading retailers including Tesco, Curry/PC World, Costa and many more

Next Steps

We want to make it as easy as possible for you so there are a couple of options.

You can click Apply 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 this from our website or phone us on 01908 357 016 and we will post you an application form.

Not sure if you’d qualify? Sometimes it’s easier to chat it all out over the phone so please, don’t hesitate to call our friendly team to discuss any of your questions. We won’t judge if you decide not to go ahead.

Safer Recruitment Statement

MacIntyre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Therefore we work with successful candidates to complete appropriate checks prior to joining. To work in the Social Care sector in Wales it is now a requirement to be registered with Social Care Wales. If you currently hold registration you are able to change the employer stated on your registration once you start working for us. If you do not hold registration you are able to commence work with us once appropriate pre-employment checks are made but you are required to obtain registration with Social Care Wales within 6 months of starting your role. We will support you in working towards this, more information can be found on the Social Care Wales website..

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.

This post is exempt from the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1) which provides for the application of a genuine occupational requirement.

Accessibility and language

We want to make applying for our jobs easy for everyone. If you have difficulty accessing this advert, or you want to read it in another language (including Welsh for our services in Wales), just click the Accessibility link at the top of the page.

 Contact 01908 357016 in case of query. Registered Charity No. 250840


Empowering people with a learning disability to live a life that makes sense to them

 

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