Support Worker

Stanley Common
£7.62 per hour
21 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
<p><strong><span style="font-size: small">£7.62 per hour plus excellent benefits</span></strong><br><br><br><strong>Join our team! Be a Support Worker with United Response in Stanley Common, Derbyshire.</strong></p><p>Join us as a Support Worker and help to make great things happen in the lives of adults with learning disabilities. This Role comes with full training, generous rewards, real career progression prospects and genuine job satisfaction. </p><p><strong></strong></p><p><strong>Support Workers</strong></p><p>Imagine how it feels to help adults with learning disabilities to enjoy the life they want. Here’s your chance to make good things happen – in a job offering great training, rewards and benefits.</p><p>We have full and part-time opportunities for Support Workers in Stanley Common, Derbyshire. Shifts include mornings, days, evenings and sleep-ins on weekdays and weekends. </p><p><strong>Who we are</strong></p><p>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.</p><p><strong>Welcome to our Stanley Common service</strong></p><p>You’ll be joining the team in our service in Stanley Common. The team supports people with significant learning disabilities in the community and their own homes, maintaining a calm and predictable environment while also accessing social activities. Our aim is to give them as much control as possible over their own lives.</p><p><strong>Make it happen - your role</strong></p><p>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 - so they can live as independently as possible, make their own choices and do the things they enjoy. Here are just some of the activities you could soon be supporting:</p><p>Cooking, cleaning washing and ironing – Personal care - Paying bills/Managing household finances - Taking medicines - Going shopping – going on day trips – Going bowling – Swimming - Visiting hairdressers, dentists, doctors, opticians and hospital – going on holiday – visiting family – Socialising with friends– walking – Going for meals – Baking – Drawing and painting – Playing sport</p><p>If you have interests or hobbies of your own, we’d love you to share them with us.</p><p><strong>About you</strong></p><p>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</p><p>people with dignity and respect.</p><p><strong>Rewards & Benefits</strong></p><p>• 20 days’ paid holiday, increasing after 3 and 5 years (plus 8 bank holidays).</p><p>• Benefits including pension contribution, childcare vouchers and season ticket loan.</p><p>• Discounts from over 3,500 retailers.</p><p>• Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications.</p><p></p>