Senior Support Worker - Ludlow, Shropshire

£8.00 an hour
16 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you ready for the next stage of your career? Team Leader role maybe?

Could you mentor a team whilst supporting people with learning disabilities?

You'll be working as a Senior Support Worker at our registered care service in Ludlow, Shropshire. This is a full-time position working 38 hours per week.

In this MacIntyre service we support six adults (aged 29 to 65 years old) with a range of learning disabilities. You will play a key part making sure the people we support can live as independently as possible. You will manage their favourite pastimes and hobbies, making sure they are active members of their local community. Activities they enjoy which you'll be organising might include swimming, walking, meals out, sensory rooms, possible holidays, and musicals.

You'll take your turn working shifts on a 6 week rolling rota, including days, evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins. Shift patterns are 7:15am to 2:45pm, 8:00am to 3.30pm and 2.30pm to 10pm.

Some people require help with intimate care or medication. We will provide you with full training and with day-to-day help and advice from your Frontline Manager.

About us

MacIntyre is an award-winning national charity supporting people with learning disabilities. We use person centred approaches to keep the people we support safe, happy and healthy and to ensure each individual is able to live a life that makes sense to them. Using Great Interactions strategies ensures we see the person first, not their behaviour or learning disability.

What we need from you

You will need some experience working with vulnerable people, ideally those with learning disabilities. Perhaps you have been a Support Worker or Care Worker / Practitioner and are now looking to step up to a more senior role with more responsibilities and greater challenges. 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 the service mobility vehicle.

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:

  • Enhanced annual leave allowance of 33 days including statutory public holidays, rising with service to a maximum of 38 days after five years
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • MacIntyre pays for your DBS check
  • Employee Assistance scheme to support your health and wellbeing
  • MacIntyre Staff Savings Scheme
  • MacIntyre Rewards Scheme
  • MacIntyre Perks which offers up to 6% discount off leading retailers including Tesco, Curry/PC World, Costa and many more
  • Opportunities for transfers and promotions and we are well represented within the Shropshire area

Next Steps

If this job sounds like the right fit for you, click Apply 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 this from our website 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. 250840

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