Support Worker - Full-Time, Part-Time and Relief - Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes
£15,000 - £19,999
15 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you warm and positive? Could you support people with learning disabilities, helping them live life on their own terms?

We have vacancies for full-time (38 hpw) and part-time (various) Support Workers at our Registered Care service in Crownhill, Milton Keynes.

About the role

At these services, you willwork with adults aged mid-twenties to late fifties, who have a range of learning disabilities and in some cases physical disabilities. You will support them with personal care, dressing and medication. You will also support their emotional needs and find ways to facilitate good communication - not everyone at these services has verbal communication.

You'll take your turn working shifts on a rota, including days, evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins. There are around three sleep-ins a month, and shift times are 07:30 to 15:00 and 14:30 to 22:00.

The work can be demanding and doesn't suit everyone, but if it's right for you, you'll find it incredibly rewarding and valuable. We will provide you with full training and with day-to-day help and advice from your Head of Service.

What we need from you

Experience is not necessary, as we provide a full induction and free training programme, so this role is suitable for a trainee. 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 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 service vehicles.

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
Opportunities for transfers and promotions within MacIntyre and we have many different services in the Milton Keynes area

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

Next Steps...

If this role excites or intrigues you, Apply Today! Click the Apply button and send your application directly to us without delay!

Interviews will take place shortly after applications have been received and shortlisted.

The closing date for this position is: Thursday 19 April 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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