Senior Support Worker
MacIntyre
Northernden, Manchester, UK
5d ago

What a heart warming feeling it is to bring a smile to anothers face. But do you know what lasts longer than a smile? 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 seeking a Senior Support Worker for our new service in Northernden, Manchester assisting our 23 year old gentleman. The Role :

This is such an exciting opportunity in a brand new service that has potential to grow with you as you develop within MacIntyre.

Even the sky is no limit for your potential within the MacIntyre organisation!

We’re seeking a fun loving, caring and passionate Senior Support Worker to help support our gentleman to live as independently as possible whilst providing the care and attention he needs to live a life that that makes sense to him.

activities including walking / running, trips away, arts and crafts, chilling in the garden or summerhouse

Our gentleman is a healthy, strong and very phsyically able young man however, behaviours of concern can be displayed due to sensory issues (predominantly from sounds and noises which can trigger anxiety) but we will provide you with all the training and support you'll need to be able to react quickly should such situation arise.

As a Senior, you will develop rotas and deputise for the Frontline Manager. You will work closely with the staff team, encouraging them and identifying training needs, whether formal or by way of day-

to-day coaching and reflection. This could be a stepping stone to further opportunities within MacIntyre - namely a future Frontline Manager role.

The work is demanding and it’s not for everyone but the ulitmate reward is the heart felt feeling of being able to see the positive impact you're able to have on anothers life and this is something that you'll never forget.

About you :

It will be preferred that you have some experience working with vulnerable people, especially those with ASD and learning disabilities.

Perhaps you have been a Support Worker or Care Worker / Practitioner and are now looking to step up to a more senior role with more responsibilities and greater challenges.

You will need to be trained in MAPA to ensure that the person we support will be supported correclty and safely should physically intervention be required.

Due to the nature of the role, the ideal applicant will have a flexible and organised approach.

You will need a full manual drivers licence and be aged 21 or over (for insurance purposes) to be able to drive the companys mobility car. About 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.

I am proud of being employed by MacIntyre and can safely say I have never been happier in my work" I work with a great team and love working here. Training and benefits :

MacIntyre provides a full induction and ongoing training, including the opportunity to gain nationally accredited vocational qualifications, free of charge.

Our benefits include :

  • 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)
  • The sense of feeling proud of your impact and proud of how far the person you’re supporting has come
  • Full and on going training
  • 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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