Female Support Worker

£11.50 Per Hour
England, South West England, Dorset
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: December 13, 2023
Female Support Worker

Two ladies who Dimensions support at their supported living home in Upper Parkstone, Poole would like some new Female Support Workers to join the team who enable them to live an independent life.

The ladies who are aged in their 20’s-30’s, are autistic/have learning disabilities. They would be happy to meet either full or part-time Female Support Workers who would like to get involved in activities such as:

  • Going out for long drives (the journey is just as important as the destination)
  • Visiting Bournemouth Oceanarium and going to zoo’s
  • Watching TV and telling stories
  • Taking us out to meet new people
  • Going out for meals in local pubs, cafes and restaurants
  • Sensory activities in the house

One of the ladies uses a wheelchair to meet her mobility needs all the time, the other when out of the house but as you can see it doesn’t stop them living an active life.

Shifts run 07.00-14.30 or 14.30-22.00. There are also long days available, and we need support workers to be able to work sleep in shifts. Dimensions can pay Female Support Workers £11.50 per hour (Sleep in rate is £45 per night).

Support Workers may also have to assist with finances, meal preparation and prompt and assist the ladies with their personal care.

Although you do not need previous experience for this role, as Dimensions provide full training (both theory and practical) to all Female Support Workers.

Benefits for Female Support Workers choosing to work with Dimensions include:

  • We offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday
  • 30 days annual leave pro rata. Options to buy and sell leave
  • If you refer a friend to us and if they’re successfully employed, you’ll receive a £500 bonus
  • We offer paid training and options to further develop your career through funded accredited courses
  • Bike to Work scheme. Discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, gym membership and mobile phone tariffs
  • 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
  • Dimensions are proud to be one of very few social care organisations that have been recognised by the Great Places to Work programme in 2023 (our 5 consecutive year!)

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.

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