Job reference: 000316
Location: Wrexham - Ffordd Glyn
Closing date: 17/11/2020
Salary: £9.00 - £9.50 per hour
Employment type: Full-time
Are you looking for night time work ?
Could you support people with learning disabilities, helping them live life on their own terms?
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, including Waking Nights roles.
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.
You will be available during the night to provide physical support and emotional reassurance when they are wakeful; checking at regular intervals to ensure they are comfortable and getting a good night's sleep ready for the next day.
Night work can be demanding and doesn't suit everyone but if it's right for you, you'll find it incredibly rewarding and valuable
You don’t need experience to become a Support Worker but it’s not easy. 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.
As long as you have the passion and drive to want to make a real difference, we’ll teach you the rest. With your key attributes and our training, together we can deliver the best possible support.
Our home operates 24/7 and shifts are organised well in advance and worked on a rota basis. Shifts patterns will vary including 24 hour shifts including a sleep in, 12 hour shifts and a range of 6 - 8 hour shifts.
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
Firstly, you don’t need experience to become a Support Worker but it’s not easy. 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.
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:
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
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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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