Support Worker

D013272
£9.50 - £9.50 Per Hour
Bracknell,Warfield
England, South East England, Berkshire
Permanent
Closing Date: December 15, 2021
Support Worker

We are looking for Support Workers in the Bracknell / Warfield area with a flexible approach to shift patterns. We have full time, permanent contracts available of 37.5 hours per week and we will also consider part contracts according to your availability. The rate of pay for this role is £9.50 per hour.

We are looking for people who share our values and can support someone to have the life they want to live. Dimensions are one of the country’s largest not-for-profit organisations supporting people with learning difficulties, autism, behaviours 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.

This role will involve working in a lovely home in Warfield supporting six adults who have varied disabilities including epilepsy and associated behavious that can be described as behaviours that distress. The people we support require full personal care and there are some aspects of manual handling involved in the role (such as using wheelchairs). They all love to get involved in all sorts of fun activities from going bowling, to the cinema, arts and crafts, baking and much more. It is important for us that our support workers have a proactive approach to engagement and social activities, coming up with creative solutions and alternate offerings for them to take part in. 

We work on a rotational shift basis and shift times will be a mixture of earlies (7:30am - 3:00pm), lates (2:30pm - 10:00pm) and every other weekend. Night shifts are also available (10:00pm - 7:30am). 

Please note we will only be accepting applications from candidates who hold a full UK drivers licence at this time

Dimensions are a leading social care provider in England and Wales, supporting people with learning disabilities and autism and we are proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.

Your rewards

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

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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 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.

We welcome applications from support workers / care assistants / healthcare assistants / care workers / carers

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