Support Worker

United Response
£7.62 per hour
15 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

£7.62 per hour plus excellent benefits

Join us as a Support Worker and you can help make good things happen in the lives of adults with learning disabilities.  It's a job that comes with full training, generous rewards, real prospects - and a genuine sense of job satisfaction.

Support Worker

As a United Response Support Worker, you'll give people with learning disabilities the confidence and encouragement to become more independent. It's a great feeling to make that happen.

And, you'll be gaining plenty of skills and experience of your own too. This could be just the start of a career that begins with full training and offers real prospects.

We have full-time and part-time opportunities in Alvaston, Derby, shifts include weekdays, weekends, evenings and night support. A full UK driving licence is required and access to your own vehicle would be useful.

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.

Welcome to our Alvaston service

You'll be joining the team in our service in Alvaston, Derby. The team supports people in the community and their own homes. The people in the service are very keen to get out

and make the most of life

Make it happen - your role

You'll have a responsible role that's really varied, sometimes challenging and often lots of fun. The job is all about giving people encouragement, guidance and support - You can help people to live as independently as possible, make their own choices in life and do the things they enjoy. Here are just some of the activities you could soon be supporting:

Cooking, cleaning and washing - Personal care - Paying bills/Managing household finances - Taking medicines - Going shopping - Baking - Going on day trips - Horse riding - Gardening - Applying for jobs - Going to work/volunteering - Watching sport - Playing sport - Using the internet and social media - Playing computer games - Zumba - Swimming - Attending health appointments - Going to the hair salon - Going bowling

If you have interests or hobbies of your own, we'd love you to share them with us.

About you

We welcome people from all walks of life. You don't need any specific qualifications or

experience. The important thing is that you have the compassion and integrity to treat

people with dignity and respect.

Rewards & Benefits

• 20 days' paid holiday, increasing after 3 and 5 years (plus 8 bank holidays).

• Benefits including pension contribution, childcare vouchers and season ticket loan.

• Discounts from over 3,500 retailers.

• Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications.

For more information or for an informal chat please call Hayley Lewis on 07811 996943