Support Worker - Full and Part-Time [FEMALE ONLY] - Bedford, Bedfordshire

£15,000 - £19,999
13 Feb 2018
17 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you positive and creative? Could you support people with learning disabilities, helping them live more independently? If so, apply today!

We are delighted to say we are expanding our supported living services in the Flitwick area, so we are looking for full-time (38 hpw) and part-time (various) Support Workers. We are only accepting application from Females at this time, due to an occupational requirement.

You'll be working with seven people in their twenties who live in their own accommodation in the Flitwick area. You'll support them to maintain day-to-day domestic skills and to get out and about, going swimming, bowling, shoppng, to the cinema and for walks. People have a range of learning disabilities, autism and some physical disabilities.

You'll take your turn working shifts on a rota, including days, evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins (up to two a week).

You don't need experience, we provide a full induction plus all the training you'll need. If you're cheerful, patient and kind, with loads of common sense, then you'll be a great fit.

Some things you need to know

Some people need help with personal care
When unhappy or frustrated, people occasionally display behaviour that can be challenging. Full training and support is provided.
You must 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
MacIntyre Rewards - great retail and leisure discounts
Employee Assistance scheme to support your health and wellbeing
MacIntyre Staff Savings Scheme

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

Next Steps...

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

The closing date for this position is: Wednesday 21 February 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 of more outside the UK (as an adult) within the last five years will need to obtain an overseas police check.

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

Contact 01908 357016 or . Registered Charity No. 250840

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