Salary: £8.76 per hour, plus 20p per hour night shift allowance
Requirements: QCF Level 2 Health & Social Care or willing to work towards
Hours of Work: 42 per week, working on a rota basis
Contract Type: Permanent
Benefits of Working with us:
- Meals Provided
- On-site parking available
- Enhancements for Night Shifts and Bank Holiday’s (double pay)
- Free Eye Care Vouchers
- Comprehensive Learning & Development Package
- Work Place Pension with Legal & General where applicable
- We also offer Health & Social Care QCF qualifications
Company Funded Benefits: Free DBS check, Flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination
About the Role: We have a vacancy for you to join an existing friendly team, supporting individuals with a learning disability/Autism, to lead a full and meaningful life. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills, share your experiences and really make a difference to the lives of those we support.
If you are ready for an exciting and varied role where you will support individuals to achieve a good quality of life through rehabilitation programmes and progressing them to live in and be part of the community. The rehabilitation process may include visiting leisure centres, college courses, sports clubs, leisure interests and much more besides.
It may be that you want a change, fresh start or just want to bring your skills to Meols Drive where at the same time you can benefit from support and guidance from the management team. There will be an opportunity for you to access our bespoke training package.
The ideal candidate for this post will have experience in learning disabilities (however this is not essential). Within this role you will need an understanding of, medication procedures, safeguarding policies and procedures, motivation skills, be self-motivated, flexible and organised. You will also be required to manage difficult care and complex individuals that present challenging behaviour.
Skills: Strong communicator, creative, motivated, ability to cope in challenging situations, understand and support individuals to lead a good quality of life whilst achieving positive outcomes along the way.
About the Service: Situated in the coastal town of Hoylake, Meols Drive boasts panoramic views over Liverpool bay and the Royal Liverpool Golf Course. The service provides residential with nursing support to men (aged 18 years +) living with a learning disability and/ or additional complex needs including Autism and Mental Health conditions.
About MHC: We are committed to delivering the very best care within our health/social care services across England and North Wales. We provide a culture that empowers the people we work with – both individuals and colleagues – to fulfil their potential.
By working together, we develop pathways for individuals and colleagues that enable them to achieve positive outcomes. Likewise, we work together with families and carers too, so they are always fully involved in their loved one’s care while they are with us.
Equal Opportunities: MHC are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for this role regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. **However exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9 and applications can only be accepted from males due to the care needs of the MALE residents/patients**
How to Apply: Please complete the short application and upload your CV, alternatively for an informal discussion about this role you can contact MHC Workforce on 01824 572 020.
(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).