Learning Support Worker
Thame,Oxfordshire, UK
5d ago

Do you want to work for an award-winning charity? Could you teach adults with learning disabilities essential life skills?

You will be working as a Learning Support Worker, supporting people to learn a whole range of life skills, to help them develop and grow.

You will be compassionate, patient, willing to listen and someone who acknowledges people's feelings. Some of the activities include walking, particularly in the rain or near rivers, visiting stately homes and gardens, swimming, going to local groups and cafes.

We now have a part-time Learning Support Worker (15 hours per week) opportunity in the Thame, Oxfordshire area.

Ideally we are looking for 3 days a week, Monday's, Wednesday's and Friday's (5 hours a day) all are day-time roles with core hours between 9.

00am and 4.00pm, though some flexibility may be required at times depending on the activity you are undertaking.

Although we welcome people who have worked as Healthcare worker, Teaching Assistants or similar, you don't need experience, as we provide full free training.

There is also some personal care involved with these positions.

You can call Penny Canwell on Tel : 01865 604410 to talk about your current situation and how that could work for MacIntyre.

Who are we?

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 Positive Behaviour Support strategies ensures we see the person first, not their behaviour or learning 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 :

  • 6.6 weeks (including statutory public holidays) rising 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 Perks which offers up to 6% discount off leading retailers including Tesco, Curry / PC World, Costa and many more
  • 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 pays for your DBS check
  • Part-time positions are pro rata.

    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.

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