We have vacancies for two Support Workers, supporting a young gentleman who lives with his family in Pensilva. You will be required to work weekdays and alternate weekends on a rolling rota basis. You may also be required to cover for sickness and/or annual leave. You may be asked to work in one of our other services when required.
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.
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.
Making it happen- Your Role
This is a responsible Role which is really varied, sometimes challenging and often 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.
On a daily basis, you may be involved in supporting people with the following activities:
Going on holiday/ Days out
Travelling to and from work
Any many more!
We welcome people from all walks of life to apply for a job with us. We don’t ask for specific qualifications, just that you have the compassion and integrity to treat people with dignity and respect. Previous experience would be an advantage. You will need to enjoy taking part in activities such as swimming and long walks in all weathers. You will be able to plan activities for the day, liaise with the family and be good at problem solving. You will also need the ability to keep calm in all situations. You will be a car driver with a full driving licence.
Rewards and 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
For further details and application visit- http://unitedresponse-jobs.org.uk