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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.


Female Support Workers

Location: Alvaston, Derby
Salary: £15,268.50 per annum, pro-rata for part-time
Expiry Date: 07/06/2018
Job Type: Permanent - Part Time,Permanent - Full Time

£15,268.50 per annum, pro-rata for part-time (£7.83 per hour) plus excellent benefits

Join our team! Be a Support Worker with United Response in Alvaston, Derby

Join us as a Support Worker and help to make great things happen in the lives of adults with learning disabilities. This role comes with full training, generous rewards, real career progression prospects and genuine job satisfaction. 

We have full and part-time opportunities for female Support Workers in Alvaston, Derby. Shifts include weekdays, weekends, evenings and night support. This particular post is a Genuine Occupational Requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010; Schedule 9; Part 1. A full UK driving licence is required.

About the role

As a Support Worker, you’ll give people with learning disabilities the confidence and encouragement to become more independent.

This is a responsible role which is really varied, sometimes challenging and often fun. The job is all about giving people encouragement, guidance and support so they can live as independently as possible, make their own choices and do the things they enjoy.

The important thing is that you have the compassion and integrity to treat people with dignity and respect.

A full UK driving licence is required and access to your own vehicle would be useful.

On a daily basis, you may also be involved in supporting him with the following activities:

• Cooking and cleaning

• Personal care

• Paying bills/managing household finances

• Going to health appointments and taking medicine

• Going shopping

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 offer

• 20 days’ paid holiday, increasing after 3 and 5 years (plus 8 bank holidays)

• Benefits including pension contribution, childcare vouchers and season ticket loan

• Discounts from over 3,500 retailers

• Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications

For more information or for an informal chat please call Tina Kamuzingeni on 07811 996800, Monday to Friday, between 9.00am and 5.00pm.

This particular post is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010; Schedule 9; Part 1.

Further information

Support Worker JD.docx