Support Worker

  • Job Reference: SWR2861
  • Date Posted: 2 July 2021
  • Recruiter: United Response
  • Location: Lytham St Annes, Lancashire
  • Salary: £9.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Charity
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Support Worker 

Lytham St Anne’s 

Full Time / Part Time Hours 

Salary: £9.00 per hour plus excellent benefits 

EXTRAORDINARY TIMES CALL FOR EXTRORDINARY PEOPLE! FREE TRAINING! FREE DBS! FAST TRACK PROCESS! 

United Response is a leading national charity. This is 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 

Their 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, and 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 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. 

About you 

We welcome people from all walks of life to apply for a job with us. All training is provided, however we are looking for people with experience in Health and Social Care. Also, holding an NVQ L2 in Health and Social Care/Care Certificate is preferable. You must have a genuine compassion and integrity to treat people with dignity and respect, as well as being a driver. 

Rewards and benefits 

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

  • 20 days paid annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays , pro rata for part time) , which increases after 3 and 5 years’ service
  • 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 the organisation

We reserve the right to bring the closing date forward as a result of the high calibre of candidates responding to the advert 

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