Support Worker - Waking Nights

£12.65 Per Hour
England, South West England, Dorset
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: December 12, 2023
Support Worker - Waking Nights

Support Worker / Care Assistant
Waking nights 
£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.

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  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone who has 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 - 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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