Support Worker - Part Time

Spennymoor, County Durham
Salary: £8.72 per hour
Expiry Date: 09/03/2021
Job Types: Permanent - Part Time


Support Worker

Part Time - 24 hours per week (days with the occasional night duty)

£8.72 per hour plus excellent benefits

Spennymoor, County Durham

United Response is an award winning charity supporting people with learning disabilities, mental health needs or physical disabilities to take control of their lives and to get involved in their community. We do this in many different ways, from supporting people in their own homes to working with people to access training and work opportunities. We support around 2,000 people in over 300 locations across England and Wales and employ over 3,500 staff.

What we need from you:

We are not looking for specific skills or experience, however excellent communication and people skills are a must!

Most of our roles involve elements of weekend and evening work as well as sleep in shifts (for which you will be paid) which means flexibility is required.

What you can expect to do:

The role of Support Worker is really varied, it can be anything from helping individuals to learn and develop life skills to helping with their day to day living.

Duties may include the following:

  • Helping to provide structure and routine as well as giving encouragement, guidance and support on a daily basis.
  • Supporting with jobs around the house.
  • Where required, assisting with personal care or medication.
  • Providing support to access a range of activities in the community such as going to the pub, cinema, meeting friends or even attending sporting or music events and other skilled activities.
  • What we do:

    Simple…. We want to make sure that the people we support can lead independent lives and live in the community in the ways that can sometimes be taken for granted.

    What’s in it for you?

  • £8.72 per hour
  • Full and comprehensive training
  • Career development
  • Part of a team making a difference to someone’s life
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Pension scheme
  • Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers
  • Job satisfaction - the rewards for yourself and the people we support are worth it.
  • Successful applicants will be subject to a full DBS check.


    • Location

      Spennymoor

    • Sector:

      Health & Social Care

    • Job ref:

      4f36c1e55011

    • Published:

      9 days ago

    • Expiry date:

      2021-03-21

    • Client:

      Talent.com