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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.


Waking Night Support Worker - Brimley

Location: Exmouth
Salary: 8.12 per hour
Expiry Date: 29/01/2018
Job Type: Permanent - Part Time

United response is a charity that supports and campaigns for people with Learning Disabilities. We are currently seeking a reliable and motivated person to join our professional team of Support Workers at one of our residential services in Exmouth.

Brimley is a 6 bedded award winning Residential home in Exmouth.  A mixed gender, 24/7 provision with Waking Night staff for individuals with a Learning Disability, some have a diagnosis of Dementia so knowledge in this aspect of care is essential. 

As a Waking Nights Support Worker you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with learning disabilities and dementia. You will be empowering the individuals to live as independently as possible with appropriate levels of support.

Your role will be to provide practical support, including intimate personal care, completing all the relevant documentation promptly and accurately. You will ensure that the living accommodation is respected as someone’s home, carrying out any domestic duties, such as cleaning, washing, meal preparation and ironing, that is necessary. Some IT knowledge and administration skills would also be advantageous. 

As a Waking Nights Support Worker you will work as part of a flexible team across a seven day rota which will include weekend working. Our value base and positive ethos is strong at Brimley, we are forward thinking and enthusiastic and if you feel that you will fit into our committed, dedicated staff team we would love to hear from you.

Our comprehensive training programme offers the chance to create a career you can be proud of. 

25 hours per week - alternate 2 nights one week, 3 nights the other week.

For more information please call Linda Sutton on 07805 793340 or 01395 279191. 

What we need from you

You need compassion, integrity and to treat people with dignity and respect. You need to be reliable because people are depending on you, be able to travel between locations and work flexibly, including evenings, weekends and overnight as needed. You also need to be a great communicator, both verbally and in writing and have basic IT and numerical skills.

The 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

Plus the chance to make a positive difference to someone’s life every day - which is the biggest perk of all!

If you would like any more information please call Linda Sutton on 01395 279191 or 07805 279191. 

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.