Support Worker

Recruiter
United Response
Location
Ashbourne
Salary
£14,859.00 per annum, pro rata for part-time
Posted
08 Jun 2017
Expires
07 Jul 2017
Ref
UNIT49955
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

£14,859.00 per annum  (£7.62 per hour) plus excellent benefits


Join our team! Be a Support Worker with United Response in Ashbourne.

Support Worker

Join us as a Support Worker and you can help make good things happen in the lives of adults with learning disabilities. It's a job that comes with full training, generous rewards, real prospects - and a genuine sense of 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.

Welcome to our Ashbourne service

You'll be joining the team in our Ashbourne service. The team supports people in the community and their own homes. The people in the service are very keen to get out and make the most of life 

Make it happen - your role

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.

Cooking, cleaning and washing - Paying bills - Taking medicines - Going shopping -Swimming - Keep fit/Aerobics Bowling - Nightclubbing - Day trips - Going to Work  -Volunteering - Horse Riding - Playing Computer Games - Pottery and Crafts - Socialising with Friends - Visiting Hairdressers/Dentists/Doctors

If you have interests or hobbies of your own, we'd love you to share them with us.

About you

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

people with dignity and respect.

Rewards & Benefits

• 20 days' paid holiday, increasing after 3 and 5 years (plus 8 bank holidays).

• Benefits including pension contribution, childcare vouchers and season ticket loan.

• Discounts from over 3,500 retailers.

• Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications.

If you would like more information or just an informal chat, please call Debbie Wilding on 01629 700558 or 07970 995175