Female Support Worker

D015049
£10.56 - £10.56 Per Hour
Gateshead
England, North East England, Tyne and Wear
Permanent
Hours per week: 30.0
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Female Support Worker

Female Support Worker

£10.56 per hour

Part-time, 30 hours per week

Gateshead

Experience essential

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Who will I be supporting? 

  • A fabulous young lady in her 20s who has autism, a moderate learning disability and epilepsy
  • She is supported to live independently in her own home
  • She can find change unsettling and experiences behaviours of distress, so it is essential that her support team have previous experienced
  • She loves football, listening to music and being around her family – especially her nieces. She also enjoys spending time on her computer and loves shopping!

What will I be doing? 

  • You will be supporting her to live her life how she chooses, to be herself, and to achieve her goals 
  • You will be supporting her to increase her independent living skills through meal preparation, medication administration, budgeting, cooking, cleaning and laundry
  • This young lady can complete her own personal care needs with some friendly prompts and encouragement

What shifts are available? 

  • Day shifts from 10am one day until 10am the following day with a sleepover shift included
  • Day shifts are 11am -7pm
  • Standby shifts are also required in case of emergencies
  • Rotas are provided 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
  • 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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