Support Worker - Virtual Recruitment Event

D015182
£9.60 - £9.60 Per Hour
Wakefield
England, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber
Permanent
Hours per week: 30.0
Closing Date: June 10, 2022
Support Worker - Virtual Recruitment Event

Wakefield Cares Virtual Recruitment Event

Wednesday 25th May 2022

11am - 7pm

Click here to register 

Are you considering a career in adult social care but you're not sure where to start?

Dimensions will be attending a virtual recruitment event hosted by 'Wakefield Cares' that's dedicated to adult social care roles later this month and we'd love to see you there!

If you're not available to attend the event but you'd like to be considered for vacancies in this area, please submit a short application below and we'll be in touch. 

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Support Workers:

  • Full-time, part-time and relief contracts considered

Pay Rate:

  • £9.60 per hour 

Who will I be supporting? 

  • You will be supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and additional needs to live their lives as independently as possible within their own homes in Wakefield
  • The people we support have a range of interests from socialising with friends and family, dancing and drama, animals, going bowling, pamper nights, watching movies, going to Slimming World, shopping, day trips and going on holidays to name a few  
  • They are looking for people who show an interest in their hobbies and the activities they enjoy and to share in their enjoyment

What will I be doing? 

  • You will be supporting people to live their lives how they choose, to be themselves and to achieve their personalised goals
  • Support can include varying degrees of personal care, medication administration, budgeting, cooking, cleaning, and laundry

What shifts are available? 

  • Days shifts varying from 2 - 9 hours long
  • Full days shifts with sleepover, usually started at 9am one day and finish at 9am the following day  
  • Split shifts
  • Rotas are provided at least 4 weeks in advance

Why 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 & 2022
  • 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

How do I apply? 

  • Click “Apply Now” to complete a short application – we look forward to hearing from you!

Other important information:

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

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