Support Worker

£9.60 - £9.60 Per Hour
Newcastle upon Tyne
England, North East England, Tyne and Wear
Permanent, Part Time
Hours per week: 20.0
Closing Date: June 27, 2022
Support Worker

Support Worker

£9.60 per hour

Part-time, 20 hours per week

Newcastle, NE6


Who will I be supporting? 

  • One fabulous gentleman and two lovely ladies in their 20s
  • These young adults have autism and mild learning disabilities and are supported to live independently
  • They love spending time with their friends, they enjoy being around animals and sometimes they go horse riding
  • They also enjoy going to the cinema, the gym, going to work, going to the pub and the young man loves going clubbing

What will I be doing? 

  • You will be supporting them to live their lives how they choose, to be themselves and to achieve their goals
  • You will support them with their everyday needs that includes taking their medication, budgeting, cooking, cleaning, and laundry
  • They are independent in terms of their personal care, but appreciate some friendly encouragement and reminders to complete their routines

What shifts are available? 

  • Shifts can vary depending on which young person you’re supporting but our most common shifts are 9am – 8pm (female only), 9am – 2pm, 8am – 10pm, 1pm – 9am the following day with sleep in shift included
  • Flexibility to be on call is required as well
  • Rotas are provided at least 4 weeks in advance

Why choose Dimensions? 

  • Dimensions are proud to be one of very few social care organisations that have been recognised by the Great Places to Work programme in 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022
  • We’re a values-driven organisation that puts people with learning disabilities and their families at the heart of everything we do
  • We care about our colleagues and are passionate about our comprehensive well-being strategy and staff listening network
  • We offer 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave
  • If you refer a friend to us and if they’re successfully employed, you’ll receive a £200 bonus
  • We offer paid training and options to further develop your career through funded accredited courses
  • Childcare vouchers, our Bike to Work scheme and discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships are also available

I’m interested! How do I apply? 

  • Click “Apply Now” to complete a short application – we look forward to hearing from you!

Other important information:

  • Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.
  • Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will take place until the positions 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 with the right to work in the UK 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
  • 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 if you require adjustments
  • British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos are available for all of our recruitment communications

Please enter your email to start your application
Welcome . Please enter your password to login and apply. Not you? Click here

Forgot your password?

Select one of the options below