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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: Heanor, Derbyshire
Salary: £7.83 per hour
Expiry Date: 07/06/2018
Job Type: Permanent - Part Time,Permanent - Full Time

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

Join us as a Support Worker and you can help make good things happen in the lives of adults with learning disabilities. It’s a job that comes with full training, generous rewards, real prospects - and a genuine sense of job satisfaction.

We have opportunities in Heanor, Derbyshire. Shifts include weekends and evenings. A full UK driving licence is required and access to your own vehicle would be useful.

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.

Welcome to our Heanor service

You’ll be joining the team in our service in Heanor, Derbyshire. The team supports people in the community and their own homes. The people in the service are very keen to get out and make the most of life

Make it happen - your role

You’ll have a responsible role that’s really varied, sometimes challenging and often lots of 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. Here are just some of the activities you could soon be supporting:

Cooking, cleaning and washing – Personal Care - Paying bills/Managing household finances - Taking medicines - Going shopping  – Swimmimg - Visiting Dentists/Doctors - Watching films - Art (drawing) - Going on daytrips

If you have interests or hobbies of your own, we’d love you to share them with us.

About you

We welcome people from all walks of life. You don’t need any specific qualifications or experience. The important thing is that you have the compassion and integrity to treat

people with dignity and respect.

Rewards & Benefits

• 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 Caroline Morgan on 07989 479288  between 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Further information

Support Worker JD.docx