Support Worker

D013267
£9.50 Per Hour
Lincoln
England, East Midlands, Lincolnshire
Part Time
Closing Date: December 08, 2021
Support Worker

Support Worker - Lincoln
Hourly rate - £9.50 per hour
30 hours per week
Full Driving Licence preferable 

Dimensions is a leading social care provider in England and Wales, supporting people with learning disabilities and autism

About the role

We are looking for a Support Worker to join our team. You will be supporting two gentlemen and a lady aged between 24 and 53 within a supported living service just outside of Lincoln on a part time basis (30 hrs per week ).

You will be enthusiastic, a good motivator, have a good sense of humour. You will be expected to work as part of an established team and there may be some aspects of lone working at times. The people we support are looking for someone to support them with all aspects of their lives including personal care, cooking, cleaning tasks, shopping, attending appointments, administering medication and attending social activities.

The people we support enjoy walking, going to the park, swimming, visiting the pub and days out to the coast. There is no direct moving and handling within this service however, you will be required to carry out some lifting tasks such as carrying shopping and putting wheelie bins out.

You will work as part of a four week rolling rota, which includes a variety of shifts including morning, afternoon, evenings and sleep-ins, this will include weekends.

There is an expectation to complete training on-line using the ‘Learning Connect’ system. There is also an expectation that you will be confident in using a tablet/laptop as all of our compliance and daily records are on-line.

The ideal candidate will be a driver as the people we support have their own vehicle and you will be expected to drive this as part of your role.

About you

Successful candidates will work well with the people we support with a person centered approach. No previous experience necessary.

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 generous benefits package, we give you:

  • Training Programme including Care Certificate - delivered by Skills for Care endorsed ‘’Centre of Excellence’’
  • Access to Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship worth over £3,000.
  • Career development opportunities with access to our award winning Aspire programme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7 helpline for advise
  • Employee wellbeing strategy and listening network promoting mental health support.
     

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


About us

At Dimensions, you will have the satisfaction of knowing you’ve changed someone’s life, and in return, we’ll help you on your career path to be the best you can be.

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 and if applicable an overseas DBS check, 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. 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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