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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 Opportunities

Location: York
Salary: £8.06 per Hour
Expiry Date: 30/05/2018
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time,Temp - Part Time

Become a Support Worker with United Response in York and work in a new Supported Living service in the Burnholme area of York.

United Response have been appointed to run a new Supported Living service for young adults with learning disabilities/Autism. Join our exciting new team as a Support Worker on either full time or part time hours be part of this new service on the Derwenthorpe site near Burnholme.

Making it happen - Your Role

This is a responsible role which is really varied, can be challenging and is extremely rewarding. You will be part of a staff team that offers plenty of variety, supporting individuals to achieve real goals. On a daily basis, you will be involved in supporting people in a variety of ways such as:

• Supporting people to access a range of activities in their own home and out in the community
• Giving people encouragement, guidance and support on a daily basis
• Activities will include music, cookery, crafts, sensory activities, arts, fitness and lots more
• Providing support around personal care

About you

They welcome people from all walks of life to apply for a job with them. They don’t ask for specific qualifications or experience, just that you have the following values and attributes;

• Compassion and integrity to treat people with dignity and respect
• A creative and flexible attitude
• Energy and enthusiasm
• Caring, compassionate and fun

Rewards and 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

Working hours will be made up of shifts between the hours of 7am – 11pm five days over seven including some weekends, Bank Holidays and sleeps. Flexibility is desirable.

If you would like to have an informal chat regarding the role, please contact Simon Malone – Service Manager on 07785446742. (Reachable during the hours of 9am – 4.30pm, Monday – Friday)

Further information

Support Worker JD.docx