Support Worker

  • Job Reference: SWR2769
  • Date Posted: 2 June 2021
  • Recruiter: United Response
  • Location: Bradford, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £8.91 to £9.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Support WorkerWe have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and compassionate Support Worker to be based in Bradford. We have full-time and part-time positions available. 

Who we are 

United Response is a leading national charity. This role will see you providing support to people in their own homes. Our support staff champion the rights of the people we support to live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries. In our work we aim to be creative, strong, honest, responsive and united. 

Making it happen- Your Role 

We have a really exciting opportunity, for you to join a service supporting four males. The people we support, in this service, have Autism, so previous knowledge of supporting people with this condition would be beneficial. 

Those who live at this service enjoy being out in the community, and as services reopen, you will support people to be able to use these services, therefore being a driver is essential so the services can be accessed. 

This service works a mixture of day and night shifts, with some sleep in’s required (We do not have a Waking Night post at this service) 

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

  • Cooking and cleaning
  • Washing and personal care
  • Managing finances
  • Supporting with medication
  • Supporting wheelchair users
  • Attending Drs/ hospital appointments
  • Shopping and socialising
  • Supporting service users with complex health needs.
  • Providing updates to family members and other stakeholders. 

About you 

You must have a genuine compassion and integrity to treat people with dignity and respect. You will have experience in Health and Social Care, as well as ideally holding an NVQ L2 in Health and Social Care/Care Certificate. We will provide you with good, quality on the job training. 

This Support Worker role is a permanent, full Time, part Time and relief available. On offer is a competitive salary of £8.91 per hour (rising to £9.00 p/h after successfully completing probation). Other benefits will include, 20 days paid annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays), pension contribution, additional annual leave after 3- and 5-years’ service, 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) as well as access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers.

If you have all the relevant skills and experience and would like to join our company, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you. 

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS Check, the cost to be met by United Response.

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