Female Support Worker

£10.90 Per Hour
England, Shropshire, West Midlands
Hours per week: 12.0
Closing Date: December 14, 2023
Female Support Worker

Female Support Worker
£10.90 per hour + £45 per sleep in
Part time - 12 hours
Cherry Orchard, Shrewsbury

Do you like going to the cinema to watch the latest movies? Or perhaps you enjoy relaxing at home? If so, you could be a great match to support people in Shrewsbury! 

Who will I be supporting? 
- Two ladies with learning disabilities and autism
- The ladies love shopping and going out to the cinema to watch the latest movies
- They also enjoy staying at home and relaxing
- No two days are the same, so if you like being busy, you will really enjoy being part of their support team!

It is essential you hold a full manual UK or EU driving licence for this role, as the people we support have a Mobility Vehicle that their support workers need to drive for them – to be able to drive a Mobility Vehicle you need to have a full UK or EU licence.

For more information about the job role, please contact hiring manager Kerry Walshe on 07342 990316 or please click apply at the bottom to submit a short application.


What will I be doing? 
- You will be supporting the ladies to live their lives how they choose, to be themselves and to achieve their goals
- Day to day, they'd like support with their personal care, medication, meal preparation, and domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry
- Ladies would need emotional reassurance and support when experiencing behaviours of distress, also encouraging positive behaviours
- This is in addition to having lots of fun and engaging in the activities they enjoy! 


What shifts are available? 
- Shifts are typically 7am to 2pm and 2pm to 10pm
- There are also sleep in shifts and expectation of weekend work
- We are looking for people with availability to work a combination of these shifts on a rota basis
- Rotas are provided 4 weeks in advance to support a healthy work/life balance - something we're really passionate about! 


Why choose Dimensions? 
- 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave
- Refer a friend to us and if they're successfully employed, you'll receive a £200 bonus
- Paid training and options to further develop your career through funded accredited courses
- Bike to Work scheme and discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships are also available
- Salary advance scheme where you can access 50% of the money you've earned before pay day 


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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