Support Worker

D013742
£9.50 - £9.50 Per Hour
Wokingham
England, South East England, Berkshire
Permanent
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Support Worker

Support Worker - Winnersh
Hours – Full time and Part time 
£9.50 phr

About the role

Dimensions is looking for enthusiastic Support Workers to support people around Reading area. This is a great opportunity for you to get trained on the job and bring your creative talent to supporting people.

As a Support Worker you will support with health appointments, outdoor and indoor activities, shopping, cooking, and going on walks, local sports centres, cafes and restaurants. You will be given ongoing support, leadership including mental health support from the Management team.

Shift patterns will vary weekly and work around the people we support including 7am -3pm/2pm - 10pm/sleep-ins and alternate weekends (to be discussed at interview).

Candidates must hold a full UK driving licence to be considered for this position.

If you are a friendly, approachable and caring person willing to learn and support people, we would love to hear from you. No previous experience necessary as full training will be provided.

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

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places to Work Programme, 2019 and 2020. 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. Alternatively, you can send your CV to ramya.giri@dimensions-uk.org

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 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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