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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: Newmarket
Salary: £7.50 per hour
Expiry Date: 13/03/2018
Job Type: Permanent - Part Time,Permanent - Full Time,Relief Work - Zero Hours

£14,625 per annum (£7.50 per hour) plus excellent benefits

Full time (37.5 hours per week), Part-time (22.5 hours per week) and relief opportunities available
Shifts to fit around you - including days, evening, weekends and nights

Be a Support Worker with United Response in Newmarket. Join us and help to make great things happen in the lives of adults with learning disabilities. Great place to work, great people to work with. 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.

Who we are looking for

We need reliable and passionate people to join our close-knit team of Support Workers, supporting people out in the community, as well in their own homes. You’ll help them cook, clean, pay bills, apply for jobs, make friends and a thousand things in between.

Not got any experience?

Don’t worry! Those new to care will be fully supported. Our comprehensive training programme offers everyone – regardless of previous knowledge and experience – the chance to create a career they can be proud of.

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

The biggest benefit we offer is the chance to work with people who make you laugh and smile every day - in fact, in a recent survey of new starters 84% said they would consider recommending a friend to join United Response. But if you need more convincing, here's the full package:

•Paid annual leave

•Pension contribution

•Life assurance

•Childcare vouchers

•Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services

•Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications

•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!

So what are you waiting for? Apply now! We look forward to receiving your application. We will be shortlisting and interviewing on a regular basis so don't wait for the closing date.

Closing date: 13 March 2018

To Apply

We will be interviewing on a regular basis, so no need to wait until the closing date, apply on line straightaway! If you would like more information about the role first please telephone the Area Office on 01473 836160.  

Further information

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