Female Support Worker - No Experience Required
£11 per hour
Full-time & part-time contracts
Ossett / Wakefield (WF5)
Full UK driving licence essential (Manual)
Who will I be supporting?
A lovely lady in her 50s, who is supported to live independently in her own home
She has a mild learning disability, physical disabilities, and diabetes
She is a wheelchair user and has use of a hoist in her home (full training provided)
She loves pamper nights and watching horror movies
She also loves gardening, socialising, arts and crafts, going out for walks, being around animals and she’s a member of her local Slimming World
This lady's team also support others in the community via our outreach services, so you may be matched to support other individuals as well
What will I be doing?
You will be supporting people to live their life how they choose, to be themselves and to achieve their goals
Some of the people we support have declining mobility, so you will be providing some moving and handling support – full training is provided
You will also be supporting people with their personal care, medication, cooking, cleaning, and laundry
The people we support have funded motability cars to further support their independence, so it’s essential that you have a full UK driving licence and are comfortable driving other people’s cars
What shifts are available?
Shifts can vary and include a range of short days, long days and sleepovers (sleepover shifts are paid at £45 per shift and don’t count towards your contracted hours)
Rotas are provided at least 4 weeks in advance to support a healthy work life balance
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
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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