Support Worker

D015174
£10.56 - £10.56 Per Hour
St Albans
England, East of England, Hertfordshire
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: June 09, 2022
Support Worker

Support Worker

£10.56 per hour

St Albans, Hertfordshire

At Dimensions, you will have a really rewarding role working with a great team of people for a leading support provider. This is your chance to make a positive difference in people’s lives. 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary.
  • 30 days annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays), rising to 35 days.
  • Pensions, including a money purchase scheme with employee and employer contributions.
  • A generous sick pay scheme
  • Discounts and cashback on the high street and online shopping through Rewarding Dimensions. 
  • £500 bonus for introducing a friend to us, if we employ them
  • A heavily discounted health cash plan
  • Free access to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) with a 24/7 helpline for advice ~also available to family members.

We are recruiting Support Workers to join our established team in St Albans, Herts. This role will involve supporting six adults with learning disability and/or autism in a shared living house to live an inclusive independent life. A typical day to day role looks like.

  • Helping, encouraging, supporting, and teaching the people we support to do their housework, including cleaning and laundry.
  • Supporting people with their medication.
  • Supporting the people, we support to shop for things they wish to buy including their clothes and food, and to prepare their meals as required.
  • Supporting, encouraging, and teaching people to maintain personal and intimate care as required, such as dressing themselves, showering/bathing, using the toilet, etc.
  • Supporting and encouraging people to find opportunities in education, employment, and leisure, and enable them to take part in these opportunities.
  • Supporting people with their day-to-day travel arrangements and holidays as required.

Previous experience is essential for this role.

To be shortlisted, you will need to hold a full UK manual driving licence. 

Apply now

  • Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and interviews will be held until the posts are filled. 
  • 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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