Support Worker

D013611
£10.45 - £10.45 Per Hour
Waterbeach
England, East of England, Cambridgeshire
Permanent
Closing Date: January 24, 2022
Support Worker

New month, new beginnings, new start. 

Dimensions is looking for people who are ready to start the New Year with new intentions and a new focus! 

Support Worker Vacancy 
Waterbeach /Cambridgeshire 
Full time - 37.5 hours

Dimensions is looking for Support Workers to provide day and waking night support in one of four services in Cambridgeshire.

Your Development

  • We provide a full induction and training when you join us.
  • In addition to regular 1-2-1s and annual appraisals, we’ll help you develop and progress your career.
  • We’ll pay for and support you to complete the Care Certificate, a requirement for people working in the health and social care sector.
  • You will have access to our comprehensive training platform, Learning Connect
  • We offer genuine career development opportunities and have a ‘promote from within culture’.
  • Our award-winning career development programme, Aspire, will support your career path choices, providing you with the skills and knowledge to make the leap to the next level, including personal coaching.
  • We provide financial bonuses every five years through our Long Service Awards

The Dimensions team supports adults with learning disabilities to live in their own home. The people we support have a learning disability and some have complex needs. 

At Waterbeach, we are supporting three gentleman who have lived together for some time. The gentleman have varying learning and physical needs and they want to employ staff who are enthusiastic about promoting quality support and independence. 

The Gentlemen enjoy a peaceful life , meaningful activities close to Waterbeach or at home. Some of their activities include Horse riding , swimming , sensory art , sensory cooking and visiting local restaurants and cafes. 

Manual handling and personal care is also required.

Be prepared to work flexibly. This could include working some weekends, waking nights or sleepins if required and bank holidays. This will be discussed with you during the interview process and you will be matched to people we support in line with hours and patterns of shifts you are able to work.

“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.”

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 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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