Support Worker / Care Assistant
£12.65 per hour
We are looking for Support Workers in Weymouth to cover night shifts on a full time or part time basis.
We are looking for someone to support a gentleman in his 30s, with varied disabilities (Cerebral palsy, atypical tautism and behaviours of distress). You will be working as a part of a close team around this gentleman, whilst supporting him in his own home in Weymouth.
Role responsibilities will include supporting him to live as independently as possible whilst also supporting him in administering of medication, personal care and promote a positive sleep pattern as the individual can awake for periods of the night.
During the day this gentleman likes to spend his days engaging in a wide range of activities from swimming to walking, carriage riding, sailing (summertime) He also likes spending time at home where he can play games, he enjoys watching his favourite 80’s, 90s quiz shows. He enjoys a nice calm, quiet atmosphere. He enjoys taking part in arts and crafts, visiting local parks.
During the night, the gentleman has a healthy sleep pattern albeit he can wake for small periods of the night. Reliability, consistency and having a fun sense of humour are the key to his heart and to developing a friendship with him. Our support for this gentleman will involve keeping this gentleman sleep pattern positive whilst supporting him to meet his needs if called upon.
For further information, please contact Ashley on 07702973058.
Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places To Work programme 2019.