Support Worker Male

£12.83 Per Hour
Newcastle,Newcastle upon Tyne
England, North East England, Tyne and Wear
Hours per week: 25.0
Closing Date: August 05, 2024
Support Worker Male

Join Our Team as a Male Support Worker in Newcastle!

Location: Newcastle, NE5 (Just a 6-minute drive from Kingston Park Stadium)
Pay: £12.83 per hour (£60 per Sleep-In Shift)
Positions: Part-Time (Up to 25 hours per week)
Requirements: Previous or transferable experience is essential & Full UK Driving Licence Covering Manual Vehicles

Are you passionate about making a positive impact in someone's life? Join our friendly team in Newcastle and be the difference!

About the People We Support

**Kyle** is in his late 30s: He loves cooking, especially Bangladeshi cuisine, baking, and making curry. Enjoys watching movies, DVDs, and music. Family-oriented and enjoys outings in his new car, which has significantly improved his life. **Kyle** can display behaviours of distress and needs support in managing and providing reassurance in these moments.

**Roy** - is in his 40s: He communicates without words and enjoys regular outings. He enjoys watching movies, loves swimming, and when he goes staff must be willing to go in the pool with him.He has an interest in visiting museums and taking long walks in the park. He has his own vehicle, and enjoys three drives a day, currently his car is being repaired so he has three long walks 

They have learning disabilities and autism. Your role will include providing emotional reassurance during moments of distress, with full positive behaviour support training provided. A full UK driving licence for manual vehicles is essential for this role. If you're a positive, outgoing person, you'll be a wonderful match for our team!

What Will You Be Doing?

Empowering Independence: Help them live their lives the way they choose, achieve their goals, and be themselves.
Daily Support: Assist with food shopping, bill payments, and domestic tasks like cooking, cleaning, and laundry.
Providing Care: Administer medication and offer verbal prompts around personal care.

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

Shift Patterns

Long Day Sleep-In Shifts: 9am – 9am the following day
Long Day Sleep-In Shifts: 10am – 9am the following day
Day Shifts: 9am - 6pm
Sleep-Ins: 10pm – 8am (Paid to Sleep)

We provide rotas at least 4 weeks in advance to support a healthy work-life balance, which we’re very passionate about!

Why Choose Dimensions?

  • Award-Winning Workplace: Recognised as one of the UK’s best workplaces in the ‘super large’ category by the Great Place to Work Institute six years in a row.
  • Generous Leave: 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave.
  • Career Development: Paid training and opportunities to further develop your career through funded accredited courses.
  • Well-Being Focus: Comprehensive well-being strategy and staff listening network.
  • Values-Driven: We put people with learning disabilities and their families at the heart of everything we do.
  • Referral Bonus: Receive a £200 bonus if you refer a friend and they’re successfully employed.
  • Additional Perks: Childcare vouchers, Bike to Work scheme, discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships.

Other Important Information

Immediate Reviews: Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will continue until positions are filled.
DBS Disclosure: An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be covered by Dimensions.
Inclusive Workforce: We welcome applications from everyone with the right to work in the UK and value diversity in our workforce.
Disability Confident: We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.
BSL Support: British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos are available for all of our recruitment communications.

Ready to make a real difference? Apply now and join a team that values you and the incredible work you do!

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