Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Learning disabilities charity
  • Year established:
    1966
  • UK locations:
    National

About MacIntyre


What is it like to work for MacIntyre

My Manager
My Manager
There is a great deal of support for managers. They can access a number of resource packs on areas such as compliance, finance and health & safety. They have also developed a Management Development Programme in association with the Open University, aimed particularly at new managers. All managers also attend externally facilitated workshops which explore specific themes. MacIntyre funds and supports management level NVQ training for supervisory support staff. In addition, all managers are encouraged to undertake fully funded and supported continuing professional development, including degrees, MBAs and master level programmes. Managers attend cross-divisional meetings that encourage the sharing and discussion of information. These are externally focussed in nature.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
There is formal in-house and external training, workshops, conferences and self-directed learning provided, which includes such topics as mandatory training to meet compliancy standards, learning disability qualifications and all levels of NVQ and training that enhances practice for example, person centred thinking and communication. Additionally, MacIntyre has an e-learning system where employees can work through induction training, policies and technical training at their own pace, without the need for time away from the service. Their road shows are important knowledge sharing events for the organisation. They are organised and led by staff so always have an up-to-date, relevant agenda. Any member of staff can suggest ideas or run a workshop or stand. They encourage line managers to 'flag up' high potential staff members in their teams. Employees are also encouraged to undertake secondments to different areas of the organisation, 'act up' to more senior roles and apply for promotion opportunities as they arise.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
MacIntyre recognises the importance of taking a proactive approach to environmental management and considers it to be an integral part of risk management procedures. They are committed to operating in an environmentally responsible manner and to improving their environmental performance across all areas of the organisation. They have engaged a consultant from the Carbon Trust to work with them in developing the strategies and policies to underpin this commitment. They ensure that all corporate and operational offices are environmentally friendly and also raise awareness with the people they support to ensure that their overall 'footprint' is as small as it can be. They encourage all employees to make use of recycling facilities and to use public transport wherever possible.

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  • Women
    Women

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  • Holidays
    Holidays

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  • Pensions
    Pensions

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Company Statistics

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    0

  • UK sites:

    120

  • Staff Turnover:

    15%

  • Number of Staff:

    2008

  • Staff:

    2008

  • Male : Female:

    25% / 75%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    3%

  • Average Age:

    48

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