Female Support Worker- part time

5 days left

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

Part Time - 16 hours                                                                                                

Join our team! Be a Female Only Support Worker with United Response in Felpham Supported Living Service.

“This particular post is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010; Schedule 9; Part 1”.

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.

The Service

This role involves supporting 6 adults with learning disabilities across two bungalow’s – which are next door to each other.

The post will involve a mixture of early shifts, late shifts and sleep ins. 

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 the service and the people we support please call Jess Winch on 01243 584930.

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

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