Support Worker - Waking Nights

D015353
£9.60 - £9.60 Per Hour
Wallingford
England, South East England, Oxfordshire
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: July 01, 2022
Support Worker - Waking Nights

Support Worker 
Waking Nights (3 nights available, 21:45 - 07:30) 
Wallingford 
       

Are you a compassionate, patient and ambitious person looking to make a positive career change? Perhaps you’re a night owl looking for a more fulfilling and rewarding career within health and social care? Or perhaps you’d like a new and exciting opportunity working with – and being trained and supported by – a company who have been recognised as being one of the UK’s best places to work for the past four years in a row?

If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, then this waking nights support worker opportunity based in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, might be just what you’re looking for. After all, why settle for the ordinary when you can be a part of something extraordinary?

About Us

At Dimensions, our colleagues achieve the remarkable every day; we provide an outstanding level of bespoke, person-centred support to people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs (as well as their families), empowering them to have better lives.Therefore, as our new Waking Nights Support Worker, you’ll share and champion our values, and have responsibility for helping Dimensions continue to make a positive difference to the lives of many.

More About the Role

As our new Waking Nights Support Worker, you will provide positive, tailored, person-centred support through the night to the six ladies and gentlemen we aid in Wallingford, all of whom have learning disabilities, complex needs and who may demonstrate different behaviours of distress.

The role may involve tasks such as:

  • Carrying out “keeping safe checks” at regular intervals to ensure the people we support are safe and comfortable.
  • Ensure that the environment is clean and sanitary.
  • You will keep written records using IT systems as required including support plans, incident log and health and safety records.
  • Creating a calm, therapeutic environment for the people we support.
  • Supporting people to make the most of their late evenings / nights when they wish to
  • Provide intimate personal care and mobility assistance when required

What Dimensions Can Offer You

At Dimensions, our goal for making a positive difference to people’s lives extends to all of our colleagues. Accredited as one of the UK’s best places to work four years in a row, it’s safe to say that at Dimensions, we understand how important it is to support, recognise and reward our people, and provide them with the training and benefits they need to have a great work-life balance, and grow both professionally and personally.

  • Our colleagues receive the full adult social care training they need to gain the qualifications, expertise and skills required to help them fulfil their full potential,
  • Our colleagues agree that working with Dimensions is very fulfilling and rewarding; you know you'll be making a difference and you will feel valued,
  • Whilst the people we support have their day-to-day routines, each new day will present new opportunities and challenges that will help with your professional and personal growth.
  • There are genuine career prospects, and;
  • Our colleagues have access to excellent benefits incl. up to 35 days annual leave, monthly Inspiring People Awards, discounted health and dental cover, and a £200 recommend a friend scheme

How to Apply

If you share our values and you believe you have what it takes to make a positive difference, and you want to be a part of something extraordinary, then click the “Apply” button now, or alternatively, email your CV and Cover Letter to Dan Allsopp Danielle.allsopp@dimensions-uk.org

For more information about the role; what it entails and who you’ll be helping to empower and support, please feel free to contact the area’s locality manager Carl on 07909 534 951.

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