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Support Worker Part Time FEMALE ONLY
Leicester - Bede Island

Job reference: 000115

Location: Leicester - Bede Island

Closing date: 14/09/2020

Salary: £8.75 per hour

Employment type: Part-time

Love keeping up to date with all the soaps on the box? Or perhaps you're a bit of a Madonna fan? Could you see yourself supporting adults with learning disabilities and/or autism? No experience needed, just your good, kind hearts! Read on...

MacIntyre is an award-winning national charity supporting people with learning disabilities. We use person centred approaches 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.

We're looking for a part time  FEMALE support worker to join our very small and friendly residential home very close to the city center.

You will be supporting with a range of activities from the everyday living needs and ‘must dos’ (such as assisting with medications, supporting with attending health and medical appointments, personal care, moving and handling), through to the lighter side of life doing things like going to the cinema, taking a walk to the local shops to get magazines, helping to cook delicious healthy meals and getting involved with arts and crafts. There may also be some personal care involved.

You'll also be supporting our adults with personal development through taking part in our highly praised training program.

This role is 16 -24 hours per week working on a rota that consists of shifts covering; 7.30-2.45 or 2.30-10pm with possible sleeps at the service.

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 2 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.


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:

  • 6 weeks (including statutory public holidays) 
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • MacIntyre Perks which offers up to 6% discount off leading retailers including Tesco, Curry/PC World, Costa and many more
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support your health and wellbeing
  • MacIntyre Staff Savings Scheme
  • Cashplan which provides money back on core health treatments such as: optical, dental, physiotherapy, chiropody
  • MacIntyre Rewards Scheme
  • MacIntyre pays for your DBS check

Next Steps

If this job sounds like the right fit for you, click on the purple Apply button on the MacIntyre website, complete some brief details and upload your CV.* Don’t have a CV? 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.

* 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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

 

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