Support Worker UNIT79683

United Response
09 Apr 2019
09 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Support Worker UNIT79683
Near Frome
£8.84 per Hour

Do you want to help people live their best life? Do you want a rewarding career with real sense of satisfaction?

If you answered yes to the above.. We want you to join our team!

Join us as a Support Worker at our Service in Radstock 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.

The Service

This service supports adults with learning disabilities.

The post will require flexibility to complete varied shifts including, days and weekends but predominantly.

Making it happen - Your Role

You will be joining a team which supports 1 man with learning disabilities within his own home. Our aim is to give the people you will be supporting as much control over their own lives as possible.

This is a responsible role which is really varied, can be challenging and is extremely rewarding, the job is all about giving people encouragement, guidance and support so they can live as independently as possible and have the freedom to make their own choices.

On a daily basis, you may be involved in supporting people with the following activities:
•Personal care
•Managing finances
•Attending Drs/ hospital appointments
•Shopping and socialising

And many more.

About you

We welcome people from all walks of life to apply for a job with us.

We don’t ask for specific qualifications or experience, - although experience would be desirable. We just ask that you have the compassion and integrity to treat people with dignity and respect.

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
•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

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.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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