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Support Worker Learning Disabilities


Support Worker - Learning Disabilities - Part Time Would you like to go home after work knowing the impact of what you've done will last long after the end of your shift? The feeling of supporting people with learning disabilities and autism to live a life that makes sense to them is amazing We have an opportunity for a two Part-time Support Workers, 16 hours per week to join our outreach team. No experience? No problem. Just bring your good kind hearts and we'll provide the training. Outline You will be supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism to access community activities. Your support will enable them to increase their independence an potentially take on voluntary work You will support up to 3 people, each of different ages and abilities making for a very varied role . (Of course at the moment people are focusing more on activities at home, but we all hope it won't be long before we can get out and about again as normal.) About Us We are an award-winning charity with the core belief that everyone has potential, something to offer and a valuable contribution to make to their community. We use person-centered approaches to keep the people we support safe, happy and healthy. Using a Positive Behaviour Support strategy ensures we see the person first, not their disability. What we need from you 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 two days are the same and the reward of seeing YOUR personal impact is incredibly inspiring and it’s something you’ll never forget. If you are patient, kind and creative, we’ll teach you the rest so that together we can deliver the best possible support. Please note that you must be a driver with your own transport insured for business use. Training and Benefits MacIntyre provides a full induction and ongoing training, including the opportunity to gain nationally accredited vocational qualifications, free of charge. We also offer a range of benefits which includes: 30 days (including public holidays) Workplace pension scheme MacIntyre Perks which offers up to 6% discount off leading retailers including Tesco, Curry/PC World, Costa and many more Employee Assistance scheme 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 pays for your DBS check Next Steps We want to make it as easy as possible for you to apply, so there are a couple of options. The fastest for you is to click Apply to visit 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 contact us and we will post one out 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. 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 Registered Charity No. 250840 This job was originally posted as

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Leicester, England, Leicester, LE1, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  16289662
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  18/10/2020, 02:57
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