Relief Female Support Worker
£10.67 per hour
Darlington, DL1 (12 min Drive from Darlington Memorial Hospital)
Relief work offers ultimate flexibility - with no obligation to accept shifts you can fit your work around your personal commitments.
*Rather than accruing annual leave this is paid on top of your hourly rate as you work, so you get an additional 12.07% for every hour you work. Your base rate of pay is £10.67 per hour so your total hourly rate is £10.67 + 12.07% = £11.96 per hour.
Who will I be supporting?
We have 1 solitary gent in his 50s who enjoys his TV (including Tennis, Sports & Food Network Channel) and taking part in the cooking.
He has a learning disability, can experience verbal behaviours of distress and is supported to live independently in his supported living home.
A bubbly, motivated support worker with a good initiative would be a wonderful match.
What will I be doing?
You will be supporting them to live their lives how they choose, to be themselves, and to achieve their goals
You will be supporting with prompting around personal care, meal preparation, medication administration, budgeting, cooking, cleaning and laundry.
What shifts are available?
Long Day Sleep ins: 9:30am – 09:30am the following day (£45 sleep-in shift included)
Additional day shifts available throughout the week
Sleep in shifts cover hours between: 11pm -7am
Rotas are provided 4 weeks in advance to support a health work life balance.
Why should I 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
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
Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010