Relief (Bank) Support Worker - Oswestry, Shropshire

£7.55 per hour (A Holiday Entitlement Pay is added per hour)
13 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a working pattern that suits your commitments and a chance to earn some extra money?

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

We have vacancies for Relief Support Workers in the St.Martins area near Oswestry, to provide support for a gentleman who is 58 years young who has learning difficulties and requires 24 hour support. Our Relief Support Worker positions mean 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 days, evenings, nights and weekends.

The gentleman we support at this service, enjoys listening to music and has a very large collection of CDs that he rotates into boxes in his room. He likes to sit in his room listening to these CDs while daily chores are done. He also enjoys watching some TV he does have some favourite programmes but also enjoys sports and films.

He lives in a lovely spacious bungalow in a quiet area and has a large garden in which he enjoys tending to his plants, watering them and also sitting in the garden to enjoy them and the views he has.

The gentleman also enjoys eating good healthy food and likes to help in the kitchen while meals are being prepared. He also enjoys shopping in the supermarket for groceries. There are some general household duties to take care of every day to keep the bungalow clean and tidy. He has a cat and a cold water fish tank

High on the list of things he likes to do is going out with staff in their cars for day trips or to events.

About you

The right person will be able to provide support to enable him to continue with being as independent as possible. He does require some support with his daily personal needs.

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 must hold a full manual driving licence which allows you to drive in the UK, and have your own transport which is insured for Business Use. Your licence must be at least 12 months old.

Who are we?

MacIntyre is a award winning national charity supporting children and adults with learning disabilities, and we aim to make sure every one we support has a chance to fulfil their potential and live the life they want to lead.

Pay and Rewards

MacIntyre offers a full induction and ongoing training, including the opportunity to gain nationally accredited vocational qualifications. We also offer a range of benefits which include:

Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days including statutory public holidays, rising with service
Free training
Workplace pension scheme
Employee Assistance scheme to support your health and wellbeing
MacIntyre Staff Savings Scheme

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

The closing date for this position is: Friday 30 March 2018 and interviews will be held shortly afterwards.

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 or more outside the UK (as an adult) within the last five years will need to obtain an overseas police check.

Contact 01908 357016 or . Registered Charity No. 250840

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