Female Support Worker

£12.83 Per Hour
England, East of England, Suffolk
Permanent, Part Time
Hours per week: 14.0
Closing Date: August 06, 2024
Female Support Worker

Join Our Team!

Are you ready for an exciting opportunity? We are thrilled to announce that we are hosting face-to-face interviews in July for Female Support Worker positions in Newmarket, Suffolk. Join our team and become part of a supportive environment where every day brings new adventures and opportunities for career development.

Position: Female Support Worker
Location: Newmarket, Suffolk
Hours: Part-time, 14 hours per week
Pay Rate: £12.83 per hour
Requirements: Full UK driving license and access to your own vehicle

At Dimensions UK, we offer a competitive pay rate of £12.83 per hour, comprehensive training, and financial bonuses for completing awards and diplomas. Our generous benefits package includes 30 days of annual leave (rising to 35), ensuring you have plenty of time to recharge and pursue your passions outside of work.

We are looking for dedicated individuals who hold a Full UK driving license and have access to their own car, as driving may be required to support individuals. In this role, you will join an outstanding team in Newmarket that goes above and beyond to make a positive impact on the lives of the individuals we support.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Female Support Worker, you will play a vital role in supporting a woman with a learning disability to achieve her personal goals and to live life to the fullest. Your creativity and ideas will help create memorable experiences, from coffee shop outings and arts and crafts sessions to gardening activities and cinema visits.

In addition to planning and supporting with outings, you will also assist with personal care, medical appointments, medication administration, and ensuring a balanced, nutritious diet. Your commitment to providing high-quality support and willingness to go above and beyond will be greatly valued and appreciated.

Flexible Working:

We understand the importance of work-life balance, which is why we offer flexible working hours that may include weekends and bank holidays. Shift times will be discussed with you during the interview process to accommodate your availability and preferences.

Why Join Dimensions UK?

Joining Dimensions UK means becoming part of a team dedicated to making a difference in the lives of individuals with learning disabilities and/or autism. We offer extensive training and career development opportunities, ensuring you have the support and resources needed to grow professionally.

Employee Benefits

  • Free DBS Check: We cover the cost of your Disclosure and Barring Service check.
  • Advance Pay: Access some of your earned pay before your regular payday.
  • Employee Assistance Programme: Comprehensive support for your wellbeing.
  • Blue Light Card: Access a wide range of discounts.
  • Generous Leave: 30 days of annual leave (including bank holidays), increasing to 35 days.
  • Referral Bonus: £500 bonus for recommending a friend who joins us.
  • Paid Training: Financial bonuses for completing awards and diplomas.
  • Care Certificate: Full support and payment for the Care Certificate required in the health and social care sector.
  • Colleague Benefits Scheme: Discounts and cashback on shopping and outings.

Additional 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 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. We have been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognize our commitment towards the employment, retention, training, and career development of disabled employees.

As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments, we 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 our recruitment communications.

Gender is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

Join Dimensions UK and take the first step towards an exciting and rewarding career journey with us. Apply now and be part of a team that is dedicated to making a difference!

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