Support Worker

  • Job Reference: G210719O4
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2021
  • Recruiter: United Response
  • Location: Wantage, Oxfordshire, England
  • Salary: £8.91 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bens
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Support Worker

Salary: £8.91 per hour

Location: Wantage

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Do you want to help people live their best life? Do you want a rewarding career with real sense of satisfaction?

If you answered yes to the above.. We want you to join our team!

Join us as a Support Worker across our services in Oxford.

This Role comes with full training, generous rewards, real career progression prospects and genuine job satisfaction.

The post will require flexibility to complete varied shifts including, days, weekends and sleep ins.

Making it happen - Your Role

You will be joining a team which supports people with mild learning disabilities predominantly within our supported living service. Our aim is to give the people you will be supporting as much control over their own lives as possible.

This is a responsible Role which is really varied, can be challenging and is extremely rewarding, the job is all about giving people encouragement, guidance and support so they can live as independently as possible and have the freedom to make their own choices.

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

  • Cooking
  • Personal Care
  • Cleaning
  • Managing finances
  • Attending Drs/ hospital appointments
  • Shopping and socialising
  • support people on holiday

You need to have basic IT skills as you will be required to write support plans and use computer on daily basis.

About you

We welcome people from all walks of life to apply for a job with us.

We don’t ask for specific qualifications or experience, - although experience would be desirable. We just ask that you have the compassion and integrity to treat people with dignity and respect.

Rewards and benefits

In return for your passion and commitment, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Pension contribution
  • 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

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.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

By clicking ‘apply’ you will be taken to our careers page to complete your application.