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Current vacancies

United Response works in over 300 locations across England and Wales and employs over 3500 staff. Roles range from front-line support staff, development managers, fundraisers and IT roles to communications specialists.


Support Worker

Location: Alvaston, Derby
Salary: £14,859.00 per annum, pro rata for part-time
Expiry Date: 26/01/2018
Job Type: Permanent - Part Time,Permanent - Full Time

£14,859.00 per annum, pro rata for part-time - £7.62 per hour plus excellent benefits

We have full-time and part-time opportunities in Alvaston, Derby. Shifts include weekdays, weekends, evenings and night support.

About the role

We welcome people from all walks of life. The important thing is that you have the compassion and integrity to treat people with dignity and respect. Experience is essential. A full UK driving licence is required and access to your own vehicle would be useful.

As a Support Worker, you’ll give people with learning disabilities the confidence and encouragement to become more independent. Here are just some of the activities you could soon be supporting:

• Cooking and cleaning

• Personal care

• Paying bills/managing household finances

• Going to health appointments and taking medicine

• Going shopping

• Going on day trips

• Fun activities such as sports, horse riding, gardening or bowling

• Applying for jobs or going to work/volunteering

• Using the internet and social media

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.

What we offer

• 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

For more information or for an informal chat please call Tinaani Kamuzingeni on 07811 996800.

Further information

Support Worker JD.docx

United Response is a disability confident employer, which shows that we are committed to encouraging applications from people with disabilities.
As part of this commitment, we operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role. United Response is committed to ensuring that candidates with disabilities are able to compete on equal terms with other applicants during the selection process.