Relief Support Worker

£10.33 Per Hour
England, South West England, Dorset
Closing Date: January 24, 2022
Relief Support Worker

Support Worker / Care Assistant - Relief 
Full training provided and support to get your Care Certificate 
Driving licence essential (Car not required) 

We are looking for people who share our values and can support someone to have the life they want to live.

Working as a Relief Support Worker within Dimensions can offer you extensive accredited training, comprehensive induction and genuine opportunities for career progression. The people we support are at the centre of everything we do and we’re looking for dedicated, hard-working individuals who really do want to make a difference to peoples’ lives. Whether you have previously worked within Health and Social Care as a Support Worker or Care Assistant or are looking for a complete change of career, we at Dimensions believe that everyone has something to offer the people we support and believe that life skills, the right attitude and genuine desire to help people improve their lives are the most important characteristic of a Support Worker.

The role will involve supporting two gentleman in their home. One gentleman has a cheeky and active personality. He enjoys getting out and going for long walks and enjoys a Mcdonalds. He has a learning disability and some behaviours which can challenge. He has 2:1 support when accessing the community and 1:1 at night. The other gentleman needs to be encouraged and motivated to go out. He has a particular interest in rugby, football and enjoys a BBQ in the summer. 

The main shifts needing cover are 2:30pm - 10pm and a variety of shifts on the weekends. We also have 7am - 3pm shifts and long days. (This will be discussed at interview) 

The Relief pay rate for Dorset is £9.22 per hour. As a Relief worker, your annual leave is accrued for each hour that you work and paid to you on a monthly basis bring each hour you work to £10.33.

For further information please contact Megan on 07771 344608. 

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places To Work programme 2019 - 2021.

In response to the unprecedented events we are currently experiencing due to the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, at this time we will be conducting our interviews via video calls.


We are passionate about investing in your training and career development. Our training covers essential skills and knowledge to provide support in line with the Care Certificate.

Alongside our generous benefits package, we give you:

  • Training Programme including Care Certificate - delivered by Skills for Care endorsed ‘’Centre of Excellence’’
  • Access to Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship worth over £3,000.
  • Career development opportunities with access to our award winning Aspire programme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7 helpline for advise
  • Employee wellbeing strategy and listening network promoting mental health support.

A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached. 

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  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role and if applicable an overseas DBS check, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone 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 in one of our offices using assistive technology.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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