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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.

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Support Worker - Waking Nights, Midsomer Norton

Location: Midsomer Norton
Salary: £8.50 per hour
Expiry Date: 04/03/2018
Job Type: Permanent - Part Time,Permanent - Full Time

£16,575 per annum (pro-rata for part-time) - (£8.50 per hour) plus excellent benefits

Full time (37.5 hpw) and part-time hours available

Join our team! Be a Waking Night Support Worker with United Response in Midsomer Norton

The Service supports one adult male with complex needs so experience with Autism and Challenging Behaviour is desired.

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 on-going 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.

Making it happen- Your Role

The waking night post will be lone working and will require the successful applicant to complete their induction on day shifts prior to commencing waking night duties.

The waking night duties will involve supporting people with personal care and some cleaning duties.

You will be joining a team which supports a young man with complex needs in his own Supported Living service. 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 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 further information or an informal discussion please call Laura on 07747 201259

Closing date for applications midnight Sunday 4th March 2018




Further information

Support Worker JD.docx