Support Worker

D013227
£10.45 - £10.45 Per Hour
Staffordshire
England, Staffordshire, West Midlands
Permanent
Closing Date: December 07, 2021
Support Worker

Support Worker - Female 
Stoke 
Full time and Part time available 
All training provided 

Dimensions are one of the country’s largest not-for-profit organisations supporting people with learning difficulties, autism, behaviour of distress and complex needs and we are driven by our values.  People with learning disabilities and their families are at the heart of everything we do. 

You will support a lady in her 50s who loves doing a bit shopping, playing her music, arts and crafts and going on day trips. 
She has a mild disability and personailty disorder, therefore having patience, empathy and understanding is an important part of this role. Building good relationships is vital, along with strong and consistant support to prevent behaviours of distress. You will need to keep a written record of activitys using IT systems, including updating of support plans and health and safefy records. 

No personal care and manual handling involved, but you will administer medication.

Shifts pattern will vary throughout the week between the hours of 8am - 8pm, plus sleep Ins. (Will also include alternate weekends)

For further information, please contact Rachel on 07785518787.

Having a full drivers licence is an advantage and there is parking at the home. Links to public transport are good.

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

Benefits

We are passionate about investing in your training and career development. Our training covers essential skills and knowledge to provide support in line with the Care Certificate. Alongside our excellent training & qualifications programme, we also offer: 

  • Training time paid for
  • Close-knit supportive team with excellent internal communication and regular team meetings
  • Wellness programme
  • No uniform - you can work in your comfortable clothing
  • Work in one location that helps you  build meaningful working relationships
  • Free enhanced DBS check
  • Work place pension
  • Access to award winning Aspire career development programme
  • Employee recognition awards
  • Upto 35 days annual leave
  • Monthly pay on a set date
  • Paid shadow shifts
  • Regular monthly review, appraisals and feedback.

A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached

Want to apply for this role?

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Please click on the button below to complete the application process.  Please note that we will try to review and shortlist all applications as we receive them and respond as quickly as possible. Alternatively, please send your CV to lina.taraskeviciute@dimensions-uk.org

  • 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.
  • 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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