Would you like to work for an award-winning national charity ? Could you support people with learning disabilities, helping them live life on their own terms? No experience needed.
We are currently recruiting for full-time (38 hpw) and part-time (20 hpw) Support Workers at our registered care service near Southampton.
About the Role
Our friendly team of support workers are based at our small, homely residential care service in the village of Bursledon, where we support six adults (aged from 36 - 63) with a wide range of learning disabilities. Together with our current team you will play a key part in assisting people to live as independently as possible.
You will help them be active members of their local community, joining in with their favourite pastimes and hobbies, such as going to the cinema, hydro, and going out for meals or to the theatre; They also like sports such as football, musicals,and crafts. The most important thing for the people we support here is that their staff are happy and do not rush them. Personal care is also required.
Shifts are on a rota which includes days, evenings, nights, weekends and optional sleep-ins (1 per week). Shift times are 7.15am - 3pm and 2.30pm - 10pm.
This is your chance to make a positive difference to someone's life.
CQC Report Oct 2018 - There was a positive, supportive and open culture within the home. Staff felt supported and listened to by the manager and management team who were visible and approachable.
What we need from you
Although it can be helpful if you have experience as a care worker or healthcare assistant, this isn't essential. We provide a full induction and free training programme. People join us from many different backgrounds - What's important is that you share our values, have a positive approach and are willing to learn.
It is essential for these positions that you hold a full manual driving licence which allows you to drive in the UK, as you will be required to drive the service vehicle. You must also be over 22 years of age in order to comply with the insurance requirements.
MacIntyre is a award-winning national charity supporting people with learning disabilities. Our core belief is that everyone has potential, something to offer and a valuable contribution to make to their community.
What we need from you
You don't need experience, as we provide a full induction and free training programme. What's important is that you share our values, have a positive approach and are willing to learn.
It is essential for this role that you hold a full manual driving licence which allows you to drive in the UK, as you will be driving service vehicles.
Pay and Rewards
MacIntyre provides a full induction and ongoing training, including the opportunity to gain nationally accredited vocational qualifications. We also offer a range of benefits which includes:6.6 weeks (including statutory public holidays) raising with service to a maximum of 7.6 weeks (including statutory public holidays) after 5 years (pro rata for part time staff) Workplace pension scheme MacIntyre pays for your DBS check 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 Perks which offers up to 6% discount off leading retailers including Tesco, Curry/PC World, Costa and many more
Part-time positions are pro rata.
If this job sounds like the right fit for you, click on the green Apply button 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 from the attachments on our website advert or phone us on 01908 357 016 and we will send an application form to you.
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 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..
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. 25084