Support Worker - Multiple Vacancies in Southport
Depending on the amount of hours contract you decide to take. you could earn basic wage for example of £11,856 per annum (30 hours) or £7,904 per annum (20 hours) (£7.60 per hour) plus excellent benefits
We have Part-time and relief opportunities available
Join our team! Be a Support Worker with United Response in Southport
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 a gentleman out in the community, as well in his own home. You’ll help him cook, clean, pay bills, apply for jobs, make friends and a thousand things in between. The gentleman enjoys his routines of walking along the pier, feeding the swans, going for long rides on his bike, viewing new cars in the car showroom, among other activities. The gentleman is looking for members of staff who can assist him in accessing his at home Gymnasium he has at his own home. The gentleman is very active and has a fantastic sense of humor, and is looking for staff who share similar interests to him.
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.
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
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.
Closing date: 12th December 2016