Could you support and empower people with learning disabilities and autism to live a life that makes sense to them? Seeing the difference YOU can make is the most rewarding and unforgettable journey you can be a part of...

We love what we do and are recognised as an award winning charity for our passion and dedication. Join us as a Support Worker role in Birkenhead on The Wirral and you'll soon see why.

Outline

You'll join our 5 bed house in Birkenhead where you'll be support four adults (two men and two women) with a range of activities from the everyday living needs and ‘must dos’ (such as assisting with medications, supporting with attending health and medical appointments and personal care), through to the lighter side of life doing things like becoming involved with the local community, going shopping, baking, horse riding, swimming, going bowling, softplay, going to the disco, cinema, playing football, visiting historical places and museums, enjoying meals out and even going on holiday!

Maybe you've got some hobbies you'd like to introduce to our home including other ideas for day trips and activities. There are so many opportunities whereby you can come in and help us to make a huge difference.

You'll take your turn working shifts on a rota basis which includes weekends and bank holidays.

About us

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 two days are the same and the reward of seeing YOUR personal impact is incredibly inspiring and it’s something you’ll never forget.

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.

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:

30 days' annual leave (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 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.

Next Steps

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.*

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.

* If you would prefer to complete a manual application form, you can either download one from the attachments on our website advert or phone us on 01908 357 016 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.

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