Boscawen Farm, near Truro, has a number of exciting positions for Support Workers working throughout the week, evenings and weekends. Support Workers will be given the necessary training to fulfil the role but prior knowledge is advantageous. You will be supporting adults with a learning disability to fulfil their work and education at a working farm.
For more information please call 01803 560530 and ask for Mark or Ruth. There are the following hours available - 4x 37.5 hours & 2x 24 hours, please indicate how many hours you are applying for when submitting your CV or application form. The closing date for this position is 27th March 2018.
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 Relief 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.
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
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!