• Patchway
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Hourly Rate: £9.80

Website United Response

Are you looking for a way to help others?

How about a job where you are given huge development and progression opportunities?

United Response is hiring!

United Response is a leading national disability charity and we are looking for compassionate individuals to join our supported living service in Bristol as Support Workers.

Here at United Response we passionately believe in supporting people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and mental health needs. With the help of Support Workers who share in our core values, the people we support in Bristol are able to live full and sociable lives that involve interacting in the community without barriers.

What would you be doing?

Assisting with jobs around the house
Teaching and developing life skills
Encouraging the people we support to access the community
Accompanying on trips and leisure activities
Dealing with some behaviours that challenge
Personal care
Taking an interest in the lives of the people we support

What you get from us?

As a Support Worker not only will you get immense job satisfaction and be part of an organisation that takes care of its staff but also:

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
This position is subject to an enhanced DBS Check, the cost to be met by United Response. As part of the fight back against Covid 19, all our front line staff are tested regularly and are encouraged to take the vaccine as soon as they are able’’
Please note that this role will involve elements of evening, weekend and bank holiday work as well as sleep in shifts so flexibility is essential and the successful candidates will be subject to a full DBS check.

To be considered for this post you must hold a full drivers licence


No qualifications required

Provider Details:

About United Response
Our mission is to ensure that individuals with learning disabilities, mental or physical support needs have the opportunity to live their lives to the full.

Founded in 1973 with just one service in West Sussex, we now support around 275 people, work in over 300 locations across England and Wales and employ over 3,600 staff.

Our values underpin everything we do as an organisation and we actively recruit by matching potential applicants to these values.

About you:

What makes a good Support Worker?

Previous experience in a Support Worker type role is not essential but an awareness of learning disabilities and challenging behaviours is. What is most important is that you are an empathetic, resilient and robust individual with a genuine passion for supporting others. Having the ability to think on your feet is an important skill for this role as it means that you will be able to adapt to the needs of the people you are supporting.

New Starter Benefits:
Paid DBS check
Paid induction
Is this a home care job?:
Paid Mileage to cover your fuel costs

To apply for this job please visit unitedr.octo-firstclass.co.uk.