Support Worker

£9.54 - £9.54 Per Hour
England, East of England, Cambridgeshire
Closing Date: December 01, 2021
Support Worker

Support Worker - Days and Waking night positions available
Comberton, Cambridgeshire 
Full time - 37.5 hours 
Full driving licence essential 

"Martin" lives in a two bedroom bungalow in a quiet cul-de-sac, within the village of Comberton. He is searching for Support Workers to support him throughout the night. At his home 'Martin' has a cat called Barney and he also has chickens and an allotment, which he goes to every day. 

We are looking for staff to join our team to support a fantastic gentleman with learning difficulties. This role will involve;

  • Work independently to check and support the people we support as and when they need it during the night.
  • Full personal care including toileting, bathing, clothing and washing
  • Hourly checks on the people we support 
  • Carry out domestic duties including laundry, tidying up of accommodation and updating online records

This role will need you to stay awake and work between 9.30pm - 7.30am (shift times could vary) covering alternative weekends and bank holidays. 

All support staff are expected to complete the care certificate, attend mandatory training including a full induction which at times can be during daytime hours. 

“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.”

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places To Work programme 2019, 2020 & 2021.

Why join us?

  • 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
  • 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.

Apply now

If being a Support Worker sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. The attached job description, person specification and additional information will provide you with lots of information on the role and Dimensions. To apply it couldn’t be simpler - just click on the button below to complete the application process.

  • 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 in one of our offices using assistive technology.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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