Female Support Worker
£11.00 per hour
Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
South Tyneside (8 min drive from South Tyneside District Hospital)
Full UK driving licence essential.
Are you someone with a passion for making a difference? If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!
About the person we support:
We have 1 fabulous lady in her 40s who enjoys swimming, sensory activities, going out for food, listening to music and going for walks.
She has a learning disability, epilepsy, limited mobility, experience behaviours of distress and is supported to live independently in her supported living home.
She has her 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: 8am – 8pm (additional shorter shifts available on weekdays)
Waking nights: 8pm – 8am
Flexibility to work a combination weekdays & weekends required.
Rotas are provided 4 weeks in advance to support a health work life balance.
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
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
Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010