Rapid Response Relief Support Worker

Exeter, Devon
£8.30 per hour
07 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Part Time

We are very excited to be offering a number of opportunities to join our developing Rapid Response Team in East Devon. As a Rapid Response Worker you will be part of a dynamic team that contributes to the on-going care and support we provide to adults with learning disabilities across the range of United Response services in the East Devon area.

For more information please contact James Butcher on 01803 868550 or 07773963992 or james.butcher@unitedresponse.org.uk

Closing date - 16th February 2018

Who are United Response

United Response is a well-established, national charity with an excellent track record in supporting young people and adults who have learning disabilities, mental health needs and physical disabilities to live the life they want.

Our East Devon services include residential and accommodation based care and support as well as a range of well-being and community based services. We believe in taking a Person Centred approach with a focus on enabling the people we support to live fulfilling and meaningful lives. We are passionate about championing the right of disabled people to live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries.

What we need from you

We are looking for dynamic and reliable people with experience of care and support in a Health and Social Care role. An understanding of how to support people with complex needs and limited verbal communication would be desirable, as would experience of communicating through Makaton and BSL, although training will be provided to successful applicants. You will be; caring, confident, assertive and self-motivated and must be committed to promoting the independence of the people with disabilities. Ideal candidates will be flexible and be able to use initiative. A full UK manual driving licence would be desirable but not essential.

The benefits

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

Annual leave entitlement paid as an additional 12.07% of the hourly rate (£1.00) for each hour worked up to 37.5 hours per week
Pension contribution
Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
Paid travel expenses
Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers

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