Job reference: 000601
Location: Milton Keynes
Closing date: 26/01/2021
Salary: £9,548 - £10,265 a year plus benefits
Employment type: Part-time
Are you an experienced Administrator with great communication skills and a special gift for putting together imaginative multi-media presentations? Would you like to put your experience to work in an environment which makes a positive difference to the lives of people who have a learning disability?
An important topic for people with a learning disability, their families and their staff is the need to have proactive discussions around death and dying. There is still a significant stigma around these topics, and it makes it even more important that we ensure we get this right for people with a learning disability, and or autism.
That’s where you and your skills come in.
We are delighted to have been given the funding for a two-year Dying to Talk Project aimed at developing the resources and expertise to help facilitate these important discussions for people with a learning disability and their circle of support.
Working with the Project Lead and other team members, you will help develop all the resources needed to help families and staff develop professional confidence in end of life discussions and planning. At all times you will keep the person we support and their wishes at the heart of your work.
This is a part-time role working 21 hours a week, for a fixed-term two-year contract.
You must be an experienced Administrator able to:
If you have relevant experience, good customer service skills and share our values 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.
Our core belief is that everyone has potential, something to offer and a valuable contribution to make to their community.
The Dying to Talk Project is part of our wider Quality strategy.
The 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.
Pay and Rewards
We provide a range of benefits to reward and thank our staff which includes:
The salary range above is the actual pro rate salary for the role, and depends on qualifications and experience. (Full-time equivalent range would be £15,554 to £17,109.)
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.
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.
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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.
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