Female Support Worker

£12.83 Per Hour
Bury St Edmunds
England, East of England, Suffolk
Permanent, Part Time
Hours per week: 21.0
Closing Date: July 07, 2024
Female Support Worker

Support Worker Position Available: Join Our Team!

Position: Female Support Worker

Hours: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Three Days a Week (21-hour contract)

Pay: £12.83 per hour

Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (IP33)

Are you enthusiastic about making a difference in the lives of others? Do you have a vibrant personality and enjoy being out and about, having fun? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Support Worker!

About Us

We are a dynamic organisation committed to providing exceptional support to the people we support. Our mission is to enhance independence, social engagement, and personal growth. We believe in creating a supportive and enjoyable environment where both the people we support, and staff can thrive.

The Role

As a Support Worker, you will play a crucial role in supporting a young and energetic individual who loves to be active and engaged. This is not your typical support worker role –this woman is full of life and enjoys going swimming, visiting local attractions, attending social parties, to simply exploring new hobbies and interests.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accompany and support this woman in participating in swimming, bowling, visiting the beach, and trampolining.
  • Engage in arts and crafts, watching movies, listening to music on the iPad, singing nursery rhymes, and other fun activities at home.
  • Assist with developing new skills and hobbies, encouraging her interests, and fostering independence.
  • Provide day-to-day assistance with tasks as needed, ensuring her well-being and safety during outings and home activities.
  • Facilitate social interactions and help build meaningful relationships.

What We’re Looking For

We are seeking individuals who are enthusiastic, compassionate, and dedicated to making a positive impact. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • A vibrant personality with a genuine love for engaging in a variety of activities.
  • Ability to interact effectively with the person we support and her family.
  • A caring nature with the ability to provide patient and understanding support.
  • Consistent and dependable, with a strong work ethic.
  • Willingness to adapt to the woman’s schedule and interests.

Benefits - Our sector-leading benefits package really builds up.

  • 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.
  • Bike to Work scheme and 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 2019-2024.

Apply now

  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.
  • We welcome applications from everyone  who has 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 - Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees
  • 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.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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