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Waking Nights Support Worker (19 hours)

Salary:
£16,544.02 a year (pro rata) plus benefits
Location:
Ellesmere Port
Company:
MacIntyre

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Do you want to work Nights? Ever thought about being there for people with Learning Disabilities? Being there for others and providing emotional reassurance overnight is more rewarding than you think...

MacIntyre Care is an award-winning national charity supporting people with autism and learning disabilities and we’re now hiring an experienced or non-experienced Waking Nights Support Worker at Ellesmere Port - covering 19 hrs.

What will I be doing?

You will be available during the night to provide physical support and emotional reassurance when the four people we support at this service are wakeful; checking at regular intervals to ensure they are comfortable and getting a good night's sleep ready for the next day. They're quite an active bunch during the day so sometimes they'll just need to talk things through with the night team before settling for the night.

Night 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 help and advice from your Frontline Manager (Head of Service).

Who will this suit?

Firstly, you don’t need experience to become a Support Worker but it’s not easy. The work can be demanding and challenging at times but no 2 days are the same and the reward of seeing YOUR personal impact is incredibly inspiring and it's something you'll never forget.

The type of person who makes a great support worker at MacIntyre, is someone who is an excellent listener, fun and engaging, is empathetic to another persons needs and will eventually be able to just ‘know’ what may or may not be good for the person they are supporting.

As long as you have the passion and drive to want to make a real difference, we’ll teach you the rest. With your key attributes and our training, together we can deliver the best possible support.

Who are MacIntyre?

We are an Award winning Charity that has the core belief that everyone has potential, something to offer and a valuable contribution to make to their community.

We use a person centered approach 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 a Positive Behavior Support strategy ensures we see the person first, not their disability.

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:

Workplace pension scheme
MacIntyre pays for your DBS check
Hourly rate plus holiday entitlement
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support your health and wellbeing
MacIntyre Staff Savings Scheme
Cashplan which provides money back on core health treatments such as: optical, dental, physiotherapy, chiropody
MacIntyre Rewards Scheme
MacIntyre Perks which offers up to 6% discount off leading retailers including Tesco, Curry/PC World, Costa and many more

You will also have the possibility of applying for any permanent positions that become available in a MacIntyre service.

Part-time positions are pro rata.

How do I apply?

We want to make it as easy as possible for you so there are a couple of options.

You can 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 post you an application form.

Don’t have a CV? Not sure if you’d qualify? Sometimes it’s easier to chat it all out over the phone so please, don’t hesitate to call our friendly team to discuss any of your questions. We won’t judge if you decide not to go ahead.

Be an inspiration – take this fulfilling opportunity to make a positive impact and give us a call on: 01908 357016

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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