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Relief (Bank) Support Worker - learning disabilities - Southampton, Hampshire
Company Information Posted : 12-01-2018
Company :  MacIntyre
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Job Type : Permanent - Parttime
Duration : Permanent
Category : Health/Medicine
Recruiter Reference : 261728
URL for applications : Click to apply
Salary : £7.65 per hour (A Holiday Entitlement Pay is added per hour)
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Start Publishing : 12-01-2018
Stop Publishing : 09-02-2018
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Description Are you looking for a working pattern that suits your commitments?

Could you make a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities?

We have vacancies for Relief (Bank) Support Workers in the Hampshire area, supporting adults with learning disabilities. This means you will work shifts as needed when our regular staff are on holiday, on sick leave or during other periods of additional need. We will pay you on an hourly rate basis for the time worked, and shifts offered can include weekdays and weekends.

A working day for a Relief Support Worker might include going for a walk in the park or to a football match with someone we support, working with someone to do the shopping, prepare meals and wash up, engaging people in creative activities such as painting and music. This isn't always an easy job, but when you see the pride in someone's face when they achieve a new goal, no matter how small, you'll find out just how rewarding it is.

About you

We welcome people with previous experience in the care sector, but this is not essential. If you are a caring, creative and patient person then you have the qualities needed for this job, and we will provide all the training, day-to-day assistance and back-up you'll need. You may simply be looking for a way to earn some extra money in the most worthwhile way and applying is the first step in the this direction.

Who are we?

MacIntyre is a award winning national charity supporting children and adults with learning disabilities; We have many care homes in the Hampshire area and you could be working a shift at one of these. The people we support here have a wide variety of interests and needs. You will be supporting them to learn and maintain life skills and social networks.

Pay and Rewards

MacIntyre offers a full induction and ongoing training, including the opportunity to gain a qualification (The Care Certificate) which is widely recognised within the Health and Social sector. We also offer a range of benefits which include:

Free training
Workplace pension scheme
MacIntyre Rewards - great retail and leisure discounts
Employee Assistance scheme to support your health and wellbeing
MacIntyre Staff Savings Scheme
Opportunities for transfers and promotions within MacIntyre and we have services in the local area.

All permanent roles would be open to you as a member of our Relief (Bank) Register. Around 20% of our roles are filled through transfers and promotions of current MacIntyre staff.

This is a wonderful opportunity to earn some extra money and see if this could be your next career choice.

Safer Recruitment

MacIntyre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, together with all other relevant recruitment and right to work checks. Where relevant, candidates from outside the EU will need to produce a biometric residency permit. Additionally, any successful candidate who has spent six months of more outside the UK (as an adult) within the last five years will need to obtain an overseas police check.
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