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Frontline Manager Level 2

Bedford, UK
Closing date
2 Dec 2020

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Currently aTeam Leader or Senior Support Workerlooking for your next movewithin care?Want to work for an Award winning charity who support people with learning disabilities? What makes this a great job? Well it's partly the people we support. And it's partly the team spirit and sheer pride in their jobs you'll find in your staff.OutlineWe support seven gentlemen who are very sociable and are keen to get out and get involved with the local community. Current restrictions are understandably causing frustrations and you will need to be creative in your approach to ensure a balance between maintaining safe practices and keeping people fulfilled.You will be taking on the leadership of an experienced team; encouraging and mentoring them, completing supervisions and appraisals andensuring staff have all the training and resources they need.The team strives always to keep our support fresh, new and genuinely person-centred, and you will be key to this.Of course there will be the practical details such as overseeing the rota, completing risk assessments and support plans.You will be responsible for the service budget, and ensuring the home is fully compliant with all regulatory requirements as well as our internal processes.You'll develop constructive relationships with external professionals, social work teams, families, and the local community.You'll also have overall responsible for ensuring any staff vacancies are filled promptly, working with our supportive internal recruitment team.It is also importantto note:our successful Front Line Manager will also be part of the on call system so you will need to have a flexible approach.About you

You will have experience of supporting vulnerable people, ideally those with a learning disability.You'll be creative in your thinking and your approach both to staff and the people we support, able to inspire and motivate. Our Front Line Manager will also have the ability to empathise and work with families and help build their confidence in us right from the start.Other qualities that makes a good Front Line Manager will be the ability to budget, work under their own initiative, be reliable and flexible as you may need to cover sickness etc at short notice.You must be a driver with your own transport which is insured for business use, as you will travel regularly between services , as well as to regular meetings, conferences and training.
About us

MacIntyre is a national charity which supports over 1,200 people with a learning disability and/or autism.

We were founded in 1966 by the visionary parent of a child with disabilities and have been growing steadily ever since. We celebrate and develop everyone's unique gifts, talents and contributions.
Training and Development

At Macintyre we fully support your training and development. We know it can be daunting to start a new job, and not everyone learns the same way, so throughout your probation we will provide you with a mixture of eLearning, face-to-face training and mentoring support whilst on the job.

But it doesn't stop there - throughout your career with us you will have access to our own dedicated in house Learning and Development team, Quality Specialists and HR Teams. These teams, along with your Manager, will provide you with opportunities to learn and develop professionally as well as enabling and supporting you to achieve professional qualifications and career progression opportunities - all free of charge.
Pay and Rewards

We provide a range of benefits to reward and thank our staff which includes:

30 days' annual leave including statutory public holidays (pro rata for part-time roles)
Workplace Pension scheme - MacIntyre will contribute 3% of your salary to all eligible employees
MacIntyre Staff Savings Scheme
Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) to support your health and wellbeing
Health Cash Plan which provides money back on core health treatments such as: optical, dental, physiotherapy, chiropody (at reduced cost)
MacIntyre Sick Pay (qualifying period)
Life assurance scheme offering valuable benefits to your dependents
MacIntyre Rewards Scheme which recognises and rewards staff
MacIntyre Perks which offers up to 6% discount off leading retailers including Tesco, Curry/PC World, Costa and many more
Access to the Blue Light Card which offers thousands of amazing discounts online and on the high street for emergency and social care staff.
Enhanced DBS Certificate (cost paid by MacIntyre)

How to apply

If this job sounds like the right fit for you, click on the Apply button on the MacIntyre website, complete some brief details and upload your CV.

Alternatively 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 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.

Safer Recruitment and Diversity statement

MacIntyre safeguards and promotes the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Therefore we work with successful candidates to complete appropriate checks prior to joining.

MacIntyre is committed to promoting equality, encouraging diversity and embracing inclusion among our workforce. We want our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and the people we support. As part of this commitment, our accessibility toolbar allows you a number of options: read adverts in another language (including Welsh for our Services located in Wales), change the font to Open Dyslexia, change the colours, and many others. Just click the button marked "Accessibility" at the top of the screen.
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