Support Worker - Part Time

2 days left

Location
Felpham, Bognor Regis
Salary
£7.80 per hour
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent

£15,210 per annum, pro rata for part time (£7.80 per hour starting rate) plus excellent benefits

Part-Time - 24 Hours
                                                                                                  
Join our team! Be a Support Worker with United Response in Felpham, West Sussex.

Join us as a Support Worker and help to make great things to 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.

The Service

Our service supports 6 adults (4 women & 2 men) living in a supported living service.

The people we support have learning and mental health disabilities and require support within their home and the community.

Making it happen- Your Role

You will be joining a team which supports people with serious physical and mental health disabilities, predominantly within their own homes. 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:

  • Cooking
  • Cleaning
  • Washing
  • Managing finances
  • Personal care
  • 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, just 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

For an informal discussion regarding this service or the role please call Helen Askew, Service Manager on 01903 725912 or 01243 823077.

If you are having difficulty applying online please call Denise Kitchen on 01903 732736.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check, this will be paid for by United Response.

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