Female Support Worker

£9.60 - £9.60 Per Hour
South Tyneside
England, North East England, Tyne and Wear
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Female Support Worker

Female Support Worker

£9.60 per hour

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

South Tyneside

Full UK driving licence essential


Who will I be supporting? 

  • Two fabulous ladies in their 40s in their supported living home
  • They have learning disabilities, autism, epilepsy, limited mobility, and they experience behaviours of distress  
  • They enjoy swimming, sensory activities, going out for food, listening to music, and going for walks when the weather is warm
  • Both ladies have their own cars that Support Workers drive so it’s essential that you have a full UK driving licence

What will I be doing? 

  • You will be supporting both ladies to live their lives how they choose, to be themselves, and to achieve their goals 
  • You will be supporting with personal care, meal preparation, medication administration, budgeting, cooking, cleaning, and laundry
  • You will be assisting with their mobility, so you’ll receive moving, handling and hoist training

What shifts are available? 

  • Days shifts are typically 8am – 8pm every day as well as a range of additional shorter shifts on weekdays
  • Waking nights 8pm – 8am
  • Flexibility to work a combination of shifts during the week and at weekends is required
  • Rotas are provided 4 weeks in advance

Why 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
  • 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

How do I apply? 

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

Other important information:

  • 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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