Working at United Response is not just a job. It’s a chance to make life happen, to start a new career that is truly rewarding and ensure that individuals with learning disabilities, mental or physical support needs have the opportunity to live their lives to the full.
It’s a chance to make our vision happen, of a society where everyone has equal access to the same rights and opportunities.
United Response is a unique organisation. Working with us is more than just a job, it’s a chance to make a real difference to someone’s life.
We put the people we support at the centre of everything we do, but we know that this can only be achieved through our front-line staff.
"When I hear people say I hate my job, I just can’t relate, I love my job!"
"There is a great sense of community and everyone has each other’s best interests at
Every person you support is different and every service is different which means no two days are the same."
"One of the many things I love about my job is that each day I arrive on shift I only
vague idea about what kind of day lies ahead. I love the spontaneity of the job."
"The flexibility of the job is great, I am able to fit shifts and child care and a busy
The role as a support worker pushes me to do activities I might not normally do. Since becoming a support worker I have done
yoga, Karate and a range of other activities which have made me more confident in myself."
"After 13 years at the same company I was very wary of moving to a new job and organisation.
My worries were totally unfounded - I have been given excellent training and support and have found
the commitment to work life balance to be very refreshing."