What a heart warming feeling it is to bring a smile to anothers face. But do you know what lasts longer than a smile? It's the feeling of supporting and empowering people with learning disabilities and autism to live a life that makes sense to them.
Seeing the difference that YOU can make. Now that IS rewarding….
We are recruiting for a full and part time Support Workers at one of our care homes in Milton Keynes. No experience necessary.
About the role
You'll help to support *George, a gentleman in his 40s who lives in his own home. George enjoys a range of activity including meals out, watching films, cars, going to the zoo and much more.
You'll be helping George with a range of different activities including domestic tasks, administering medication and helping him with his finances. Our main focus is to offer a consistent and stable environment to help George achieve meaningful goals and to ensure he feels safe in his home. On occasions, George may require emotional support due to some mental health and behavioural needs.
You'll take your turn working shifts on a rota. We're currently looking to cover day shifts, early shifts starting at 7:30 - 15:00 and also late shifts which run from 14:30 - 22:00.
*not real name
Please note, George will soon be moving home to the Walnut Tree area of Milton Keynes which is around 11 minutes away by car.
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.
What we need from you
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 right candidate will need to be patient and calm. A good sense of humour always helps and being able to work well in a team as you will usually be working directly with another member of staff of shift.
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.
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:
6.6 weeks (including statutory public holidays) raising with service to a maximum of 7.6 weeks (including statutory public holidays) after 5 years (pro rata for part time staff) Workplace pension scheme MacIntyre pays for your DBS check 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 Opportunities for transfers and promotions and we have 16 services in the Milton Keynes area
Part time postitions are pro rata.
If this job sounds like the right fit for you, click on the green Apply button 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 from the attachments on our website advert or phone us on 01908 357 016 and we will send an application form to you.
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.
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.
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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