Female Senior Support Worker

£8.30 per hour
05 Oct 2016
30 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

£8.30 per hour plus excellent benefits
30 hours per week (2 posts)

Join our team! Become a Female Senior Support Worker with United Response in Darlington

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 have an opportunity for a Female Senior Support Worker to join us and support individuals to live the lives they choose.  Because we are all different, your role as a Senior Support Worker will be varied - what you do and how you do it will depend on the needs of the individuals you are supporting.  You will have the opportunity to get involved in the leadership of the service, helping to organise rotas, maintain records and supervise colleagues.

To be a great Female Senior Support Worker, you will need to have some previous experience in social care.  You will know that 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.  An NVQ Level 3 in Care is essential for this post.

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.

A full clean driving licence is essential for this post.

The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 30th October 2016