Support Worker

United Response
South West England
£7.80 per hour
02 Jun 2017
20 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team providing 1:1 support for individuals to access their community and to enable them to participate in meaningful activities and develop their life skills within their home environment.  You will also support them to develop friendships and integrate into their community.

We are looking for team members who are, caring, confident, assertive, self motivated and with a good understanding of people with complex needs who have limited verbal communication.   The requirements of the role mean that a driver is essential. 

For more information please contact Kate Conroy on 07713 395549. 

Closing date - 20th June 2017

Who we are

United Response is a leading national charity providing support to young people and adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. We believe in championing the right of disabled people to live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries.

What we need from you

You need compassion, integrity and to treat people with dignity and respect.  You need to be reliable because people are depending on you, be able to travel between locations and work flexibly, including evenings, weekends and overnight as needed. You also need to be a great communicator, both verbally and in writing and have basic IT and numerical skills.

The benefits

In return for your passion and commitment, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

20 days paid annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays , pro rata for part time) , which increases after 3 and 5 years service 
pension contribution
Childcare vouchers
Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan)
Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers

Plus the chance to make a positive difference to someone's life every day - which is the biggest perk of all!