Support Workers - working with children - Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Recruiter
MacIntyre
Location
Leighton Buzzard
Salary
£8.30 to £8.65 an hour
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
22 Mar 2019
Are you looking for a new opportunity in the new year? Are you someone who is warm, willing to learn, and resilient? Then you are probably just the person our children need. You'll be a Support Worker at our children's home, working with children who have autism and severe learning disabilities. Part of a close-knit team, you'll support children and young people aged 11 to 19, supporting them with their daily lives and encouraging them to take part in community activities and hobbies. We have full-time (37.5 hours per week), and part-time work available (minimum 22.5 hours per week), and you'll be working shifts include days, evenings and weekends. You may have been a care worker before, but if not don’t worry, you don’t need experience – so long as you have the right approach, we can teach you the rest. We’ll support you to gain your Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (free of charge), alongside other specialist training all provided on site by MacIntyre. About us MacIntyre is a award-winning 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. Some things you need to know You’ll be supporting young people who have complex needs and may show challenging behaviour. Our specialist teams will support you to learn ways of helping them manage this behaviour. You must be willing to provide personal care where needed. Ideally you will have a full driving licence as you may be asked to drive service vehicles and obviously you will need to get to and from work - our children's home is in a rural location. 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 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 Part-time positions are pro rata. 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 01296 681 274 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 This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/85730876

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