Support Worker

£10.45 - £10.45 Per Hour
England, South East England, Buckinghamshire
Closing Date: January 24, 2022
Support Worker

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Female Support Worker/ Care Assistant 
Sawston, Cambridgeshire
Whether you are looking for part time or full time, Dimensions have the right role for you!
Pay rate: £10.45 per hour

Dimensions supports adults with learning disabilities and/or autism across the county of Cambridgeshire. At Dimensions we believe in person centred support, with a big focus on delivering care tailored to the individual and are now recruiting for passionate and inspiring Day support staff to join us in Sawston, Cambridge.

The ladies living at this service have resided together for some years. The service is based in Sawston (a village south of Cambridge), easily accessible from the A505. They enjoy shopping trips, going out for dinner, movie nights and pampering. 

Core Duties:

No two days will be the same, you will enjoy variety and assist people in the following ways:

  • Helping people learn the skills they need to live the life they choose.
  • Supporting people with their medication.
  • You will help the people we support to shop for things they wish to buy including their clothes and food, and to prepare their meals as required.
  • Helping, encouraging, supporting and teaching the people we support to do their housework, including cleaning and laundry.
  • Supporting, encouraging and teaching people to maintain personal and intimate care as required, such as dressing themselves, showering/bathing, using the toilet, etc

All support staff are expected to complete the care certificate, attend mandatory training including a full induction.

Further details on the Person Specification can be found in the attached document.

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

Why choose Dimensions?

Dimensions are a not-for-profit enterprise committed to developing and rewarding our colleagues. So, if you are right for this role, we will offer:

  • 30 days annual leave pro-rata (including bank holidays) and if that wasn’t enough we increase it by a day a year
  • All work and no play is not fun, You can save with discounts off your favourite shops, restaurants and great days out
  • Getting to work is an expensive business, save 50% towards the cost of learning to drive (30 driving lessons, one theory and one practical test included). Once you’re on the road, you can enjoy our 10% discount at Halfords perk!
  • A 24 Hour Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family members.
  • Long Service Awards, Life Assurance and Pension scheme.
  • Great Induction and training opportunities including the Care Certificate, and Diploma in Health & Social Care.
  • Dimensions is proud to be one of the very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places To Work programme 2021.

Sound like what you have been looking for? APPLY NOW!

“Other organisations may call this role Community Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care Worker, Social Care Assistant or, Bank HCA, Healthcare Assistant or Carer.”

If you would like to be a part of our welcoming team here at Dimensions, please apply by clicking the button below. We will then be in touch. If you’d like more information or an informal chat about Dimensions and this opportunity, please feel free to get in touch with us on 0300 303 9150.

  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, 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. 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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