Support Worker - Eastleigh, Hampshire

£15,000 - £19,999
13 Feb 2018
17 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you looking for a change in career? Could you work with adults who have learning disabilities, helping them live more independently? No experience needed.

We are looking for full-time (38 hpw) and part-time (various) Support Workers in our services in Eastleigh. We're also looking for Relief (Bank) staff at £7.65 per hour (a holiday entitlement pay is added per hour).

About the role

At this service, we provide 24 x 7 support to seven adults aged 61 to 85 years, who have learning disabilities. Some also have medical conditions including diabetes and epilepsy, and some people require support with personal care.

You will enable people to live as independently as possible, supporting them with activities such as shopping, cooking, housekeeping, medical appointments and understanding money. You will join in with their favourite pastimes and hobbies, which include bingo, day trips, coffee shops and visiting the local garden centre. Some of the people we support may display behaviour that challenges and you will receive full training in how to manage this.

You'll take your turn working shifts on a rota, including days, evenings, weekends and bank holidays and sleep-ins. Normal shifts are 07:30 to 14:30 and 14:30 to 21:00.There may be occasional night cover.

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.

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 probation period. Part time positions are pro rata.

Next Steps...

If this sounds like the perfect role to you, don't hesitate and miss out. Click the Apply button now!

Applications are being viewed as soon as they are submitted and Interviews will be arranged swiftly afterwards. Apply Today to be a part of your new team!

The closing date for this position is: Sunday 04 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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