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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.


Femaleteam Manager

Location: Alvaston, Derby
Salary: £20,475.00 per annum
Expiry Date: 06/04/2018
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time

£20,475.99 per annum,  plus excellent benefits
37.5 hours per week 

Join our team! Become a support work Team Manager with United Response in Alvaston, Derby

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 

We have an opportunity for a femaleTeam Manager in the Alvaston area.This particular post is a Genuine Occupational Requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010; Schedule 9; Part 1. A full UK driving licence is required and applicants must be able to communicate using BSL.

Reporting to the Service Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day running of a busy service, getting to know the people we support, what's important to them and discovering the best ways to support them as an individual. You will help to organise and monitor day to day support ensuring that it is delivered efficiently and to the highest possible standard.  

What we need from you

To be a great Team Manager, you will have experience of working in social care and ideally have an NVQ3 in Social Care or equivalent.  You will know that 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 will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and good 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

This particular post is a Genuine Occupational Requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010; Schedule 9; Part 1. A full UK driving licence is required.

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 (please include a comprehensive CV).

For more information or for an informal chat please call Paul Henshaw on 07970 726706 between 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday