Aspects in Paignton requires a Support Worker to provide support to adults in a 1:6 ratio, delivering sessions in cooking and IT. There is also an element of female personal care required, training will be provided for moving & handling and hoisting.
Experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential as is the ability to prepare a cooked, nutritional meal and a sound knowledge of IT.
This position is permanent for 34 hours per week. The closing date is 27th April 2018.
For more information please call Janie Lewis on 01803 552955.
(This post is compliant with Para 1, sch 9 of the Equality Act 2010 relating to Occupational Requirements)
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.
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 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!