Support Worker

D013803
£9.50 Per Hour
North Hykeham
England, East Midlands, Lincolnshire
Permanent
Closing Date: January 26, 2022
Support Worker

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

We are looking for a support worker to join our team on a part time basis (average of 28 hours per week), you will be supporting four gentlemen aged between 31 and 57 within a supported living service in North Hykeham.

You will be enthusiastic, a good motivator, have a good sense of humour and will be able to use your initiative, you will be expected to work as part of an established team and there may be some aspects of lone working at times. 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. 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 also be required to push a wheelchair at times.

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 candidate must 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.

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.

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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.

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