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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.

Details

Support Worker

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Salary: £8.30 per hour
Expiry Date: 10/05/2018
Job Type: Contract - Part Time

We are looking for part time Support Workers to join Rapid Response.

Available position: 20 hours, part time

The role will include supporting adults and young people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health.

The successful candidate requires to be of a caring and supportive nature and is willing to help others. They also must be flexible with working over a 7 day rota basis including weekends, nights, days and sleep ins.

Duties include:

  • Medication
  • Personal care
  • Activities
  • Dealing with challenging behaviour
  • General cleaning duties
  • Communicating with clients family members
  • Assisting with meal times

Some experience as a support worker is desirable and you must be willing to travel to multiple services.

What we offer:

Rewards and benefits

In return for your passion and commitment, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • 20 days 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

What skills you will need:

  • You will be hard working and flexible
  • You will have the drive and commitment to make a difference
  • You will be reliable and someone who goes the extra mile
  • You will display natural empathy and compassion for others

The work can be challenging but the rewards of supporting people to achieve their goals make every day meaningful.