Support Worker Female Only

£7.50 per hour plus Sleep in Rate
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Part Time
£14,625 per annum  (£7.50 per hour) plus Sleep in rate £29.95 plus excellent benefits
Full-time (37.5 hours), part-time (18 hours) and relief opportunities are available

Join our team! Be a Support Worker with United Response in Southport; supporting two ladies. 

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.

Who we are looking for

We need reliable and passionate people to join our close-knit team of Support Workers, supporting two ladies out in the community, as well in their own homes.  You’ll help them cook, maintain a healthy lifestyle, clean, pay bills, apply for jobs, make friends and a thousand things in between. The ladies in this household are looking for staff who are creative, have a flexible approach to working, have a great sense of humor, who are punctual, reliable, who share similar interests, help both ladies participate in activities both indoors and outdoors. Both ladies are fun at heart and enjoy movies, going out for meals. One lady enjoys baking and all things British bake off related, Gardening and being creative, whilst the other lady is into music, movies and going out to concerts. If you think you share similar interests and can help make a difference to the ladies lives by supporting them engage in their interests, please apply

Not got any experience? 

Don’t worry!  Those new to care will be fully supported.  Our comprehensive training programme offers everyone – regardless of previous knowledge and experience – the chance to create a career they can be proud of.   

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! 

So what are you waiting for? Apply now! We look forward to receiving your application.

This post is open to female applicants ONLY under an exemption from the Equality Act 2010 Section 9 Part 1 (a) as a Genuine Occupational Requirement