Support Worker - Part-Time - Worcester, Worcestershire

£15,000 - £19,999
15 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you looking for a job with a difference? Could you support people with learning disabilities, helping them live on their own terms?

We are looking for Support Workers to work part-time shifts. We could accommodate two people wishing to do 30 hours per week, or four working 15 hours each.

About the role

You will support up to 5 people aged 50 to 67 years old. You will support them with day-to-day domestic tasks such as shopping, cooking etc. You will also ensure they keep up with activities and hobbies they enjoy and getting out and about in the local community, which can include going to the cinema, theatre shows, taking trips on buses and listening/playing music. Personal care would be required.

You'll take your turn working shifts on a rota, including days, evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins. Day shift patterns are 10:00 - 14:00, and evenings are 16:00 - 20:00. There is one sleep-in per week on average.

What we need from you

We welcome people with experience working with vulnerable period. However experience is not essential, as we provide a full induction and free training programme. People join us from many different backgrounds, it's more important to us that you have a positive approach and are willing to learn.

It is essential that you hold a full manual driving licence which allows you to drive in the UK, as you will be required to drive service vehicles.

For more information on this vacancy, download the attachments to this advertisement from the MacIntyre website.

Who are we?

MacIntyre is a leading 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.

Pay and Rewards

MacIntyre offers a full induction and ongoing training, including the opportunity to gain nationally accredited vocational qualifications. We also offer a range of benefits which include:

Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days including statutory public holidays, rising with service to a maximum of 38 days after five years
Free training
Workplace pension scheme
Employee Assistance scheme to support your health and wellbeing
MacIntyre Staff Savings Scheme

Salaries are dependent on successful completion of a 6 month probation period. Part time positions paid are pro rata.

Next Steps...

Interviews will take place a week after applications have been scored and shortlisted. Get your application to us today for an interview next week!

The closing date for this position is: Tuesday 20 March 2018

Safer Recruitment

MacIntyre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, together with all other relevant recruitment and right to work checks. Where relevant, candidates from outside the EU will need to produce a biometric residency permit. Additionally, any successful candidate who has spent six months or more outside the UK (as an adult) within the last five years will need to obtain an overseas police check.

Contact 01908 357016 or . Registered Charity No. 250840

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