Female Support Worker

£9.60 - £9.60 Per Hour
England, North East England, County Durham
Hours per week: 32.0
Closing Date: August 25, 2022
Female Support Worker

Female Support Worker

£9.60 per hour

Part-time, 32 hours per week

Darlington, DL3


Who will I be supporting? 

  • A lovely lady in her 50s with a severe learning disability
  • She lives in her own supported living home
  • She is a sociable lady who loves going out for coffee, being around people and going to parties
  • She also likes going shopping, going for walks at the local park and enjoys a long bubble bath  

What will I be doing? 

  • You will be supporting this lady to live her life how she chooses, to be herself and to achieve her goals
  • You will be supporting her with full personal care, her medication, meal preparation, and domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry    
  • You will also be supporting her with all the activities she enjoys (mentioned above)

What shifts are available? 

  • Shifts are typically 9am one day until 9am the following day with a sleep-in shift included from 10pm until 7am
  • We’re looking for people with flexibility to work these shifts on a rota that includes 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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