Female Support Worker - Relief

£12.45 - £12.45 Per Hour
England, North East England, Tyne and Wear
Temporary, Relief, Part Time
Closing Date: July 03, 2024
Female Support Worker - Relief

Join Our Team as a Relief Female Support Worker in Winlaton!

Pay: £12.45 per hour (+12.07% Additional Accrual)
Position: Relief / Bank Worker
Location: Winlaton NE21 (5 min drive from Blaydon Shopping Centre)
Requirements: Full UK driving licence essential (Covering Manual Vehicles)

Looking for a flexible role that fits around your current commitments? As a Relief Support Worker, you choose your hours with no obligation to accept shifts.

Your hourly rate is enhanced with an additional 12.07% to cover annual leave, making your total pay £13.95 per hour.

“No two days are the same, apply if you're up for a giggle and have a sense of humour.” – Elaine (Assistant Locality Manager)

About the Person We Support

We support a witty young lady in her 20s who loves:

Spending time with family, especially her nieces

She is autistic, has a moderate learning disability, epilepsy, and needs our support to live independently in her own home. Your role will include providing emotional reassurance during moments of distress, with full positive behaviour support training provided. Previous experience is essential. A full UK driving licence for manual vehicles is also essential for this role.

If you have a great sense of humour, love to laugh, and don’t take life too seriously, you’ll be a perfect match!

What Will You Be Doing?

Empowering Independence: Support her to live her life how she chooses, achieve her goals, and be herself.
Daily Support: Assist with medication, food shopping, and domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry.
Encouragement: Provide friendly encouragement and prompts for her personal care routines.

Flexible Shift Patterns

24-Hour Shifts: 10am – 10am the following day (includes £45 sleepover shift)
Day Shifts: 11am - 7pm for 2:1 support – Can be flexible to an earlier finish depending on activity or plans.
Sleep-In Shifts: 11pm - 7am (Paid to Sleep)

This role includes a combination of weekdays and weekends. Enjoy the flexibility to choose your shifts and work around your personal schedule. Rotas are provided at least 4 weeks in advance to support a healthy work-life balance, which we’re very passionate about!

Why Choose Dimensions?

Award-Winning Workplace: Recognised as one of the UK’s best workplaces in the ‘super large’ category by the Great Place to Work Institute six years in a row.
Career Development: Paid training and opportunities to further develop your career through funded accredited courses.
Well-Being Focus: Comprehensive well-being strategy and staff listening network.
Values-Driven: We put people with learning disabilities and their families at the heart of everything we do.
Referral Bonus: Receive a £200 bonus if you refer a friend and they’re successfully employed.
Additional Perks: Childcare vouchers, Bike to Work scheme, discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships.

Other Important Information

Immediate Reviews: Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will continue until positions are filled.
Equality Commitment: Gender is considered a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 where mentioned.
DBS Disclosure: An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be covered by Dimensions.
Inclusive Workforce: We welcome applications from everyone with the right to work in the UK and value diversity in our workforce.
Disability Confident: We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.
BSL Support: British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos are available for all of our recruitment communications.

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