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Support Worker

United Response


Full time

United Response

Closing - 16 Sep 2020

United Response

Support Worker £8.72 per hour

Part Time – up to 30 hours


Do you want to help people live their best life? Do you want a rewarding career with real sense of satisfaction?

If you answered yes to the above.. We want you to join our team!


Join us as a Support Worker at our Services in the Ipswich area and help to make great things happen in the lives of adults with various disabilities, including, sensory loss. This Role comes with full training, generous rewards, real career progression prospects and genuine job satisfaction.


The Service

These services support adults with various sensory loss needs and learning disabilities in their daily activities to enable people to live their life as independently as possible.

The post will require flexibility to complete varied shifts throughout the day and weekends, including sleep in shifts.


Making it happen- Your Role

You will be joining a team which supports adults with learning disabilities and complex needs within their own home. Our 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, can be challenging and is 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
  • Personal care
  • Cleaning
  • Managing finances
  • Attending Drs/ hospital appointments
  • Shopping and socialising, including holidays and getaways.
  • And many more.


About you

We welcome people from all walks of life to apply for a job with us. We don’t ask for specific qualifications or experience, – we just ask that you have the compassion and integrity to treat people with dignity and respect.

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


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


Who we are

United Response is a leading national charity providing support to young people and adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. We believe in championing the right of disabled people to live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries.

Our vision is a society where everyone has equal access to the same rights and opportunities.

In our work we aim to be:

Creative, Strong, Honest, Responsive, United



To support us with our mission to ensure that individuals with learning disabilities, mental or physical support needs have the opportunity to live their lives to the full  Apply here

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