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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: York
Salary: £7.90 per hour plus excellent benefits
Expiry Date: 10/05/2018
Job Type: Permanent - Part Time,Permanent - Full Time

£7.90 per hour plus excellent benefits

Part time and full time hours available 

(We are able to offer contracted hours ranging from 7.5 hours up to Full time at 37.5 hours). 

We are recruiting for motivated, hardworking and caring individuals who are looking for a flexible and rewarding new challenge working as part of a great team in York.

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.

About our service

We are recruiting Support workers to support 3 older gentleman with mobility, health and personal care needs living in their own bungalow in the community of Fulford in York. Personal care in this case is to incorporate providing comprehensive support with incontinence needs.

Support is delivered 24 hours a day, 365 days a week and includes evening support, weekends and bank holidays and will require a flexible approach to shift patterns.

Shift times vary but will usually start at 7am and finish at 10pm at the latest and will cover early shifts, late shifts and night time support in the form of sleep over shifts. Some lone working will be required. The gentlemen require support to maintain their home and access community based activities as well as keeping on top of maintenance of their own home and taking care of their health and personal care needs.

In addition to the above, the people we support at the Fulford service enjoy taking part in lots of energetic, fun activities which you would befortunate enough to support them with including, going shopping, bowling, visiting family, engaging in social activities such as visiting pubs and cafes and going on holidays and days out.

The gentlemen also work occasionally for a local recycling business.

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

For an informal discussion around the role please feel free to contact Julie Smart (Area Manager) on 07794 050282

A Driver is preferred but this is not essential.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Further information

Support Worker JD.docx