Experienced Support Worker

£10.56 - £10.56 Per Hour
England, North East England, County Durham
Hours per week: 32.0
Closing Date: September 01, 2022
Experienced Support Worker

Experienced Support Worker

£10.56 per hour

Part-time, 16 or 32 hours per week

Hartlepool, TS26

Full UK driving licence essential


Who will I be supporting? 

  • A young man in his 20s who is supported to live independently
  • He likes going out for drives, loves a decaf coffee, and he enjoys watching YouTube videos on his tablet
  • He also loves musical toys, especially his barney and scout the dog!
  • He goes to college 5 days a week and his routine is very important to him
  • He has a learning disability, epilepsy, autism and can display behaviours of distress
  • He doesn’t use words to communicate but is able to communicate his needs in other ways  
  • He has a funded car to further support his independence, so you'll need a full UK driving licence to join his fabulous team 

What will I be doing? 

  • You will be supporting him to live his life how he chooses, to be himself and to achieve his goals
  • You will be supporting with full personal care, medication, meal preparation, and domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry    

What shifts are available? 

  • Shifts are typically 9am – 10pm, 9am – 3pm, 10pm – 9am (waking night) & 4pm – 6pm
  • We provide support 24/7 so we are looking for people who can work a combination of these shifts across weekdays and weekends
  • Rotas are provided at least 4 weeks in advance

Why choose Dimensions? 

  • Dimensions are proud to be one of very few social care organisations that have been recognised by the Great Places to Work programme in 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022
  • We’re a values-driven organisation that puts people with learning disabilities and their families at the heart of everything we do
  • We care about our colleagues and are passionate about our comprehensive well-being strategy and staff listening network
  • We offer 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave
  • If you refer a friend to us and if they’re successfully employed, you’ll receive a £200 bonus
  • We offer paid training and options to further develop your career through funded accredited courses
  • Childcare vouchers, our Bike to Work scheme and discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships are also available

I’m interested! How do I apply? 

  • Click “Apply Now” to complete a short application – we look forward to hearing from you!

Other important information:

  • Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.
  • Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will take place until the positions are filled
  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone with the right to work in the UK and value diversity in our workforce
  • As disability confident leaders, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy
  • As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150 if you require adjustments
  • British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos are available for all of our recruitment communications

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