Location: Sutton Farm, Shrewsbury
Salary: £9.60 per hour + £45 per sleep in
Full time (37.5hrs), part time (flexible) and relief hours available
If you're looking to be a part of something extraordinary - an award-winning, life-changing, not-for-profit charity - where you can make a profound and real difference to the lives of those living with learning disabilities and autism, then look no further than becoming one of our newest support worker in Shrewsbury where an exciting and richly rewarding career awaits!
Dimensions is recruiting at a brand new modern, beautiful home in the Sutton Farm area, Shrewsbury. We support four young adults - one gent and three ladies sharing a home. This is an energetic home with varied activities everyday. The people we support here have varied interests such as dancing and horse riding, shopping and meals out & also a particular interest in football.
As a Support Worker no two days are the same as we encourage the people we support, to live the most independent life they can and help them make informed choices.
Shift patterns: 8am - 3.30pm / 3.30pm - 11pm / sleep ins / alternate weekends
What will I be doing?
- You will be supporting with personal care, medication, meal preparation, and domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry
- You will be responsible for the day-to-day home management and support
- Supporting people with their day-to-day travel arrangements and holidays as required
- Co-producing and designing support in partnership with the people who are being supported, their families, and their support teams. This includes developing and delivering their support plan, and reviewing the support they receive against the Dimensions values
- You will also be supporting with all the activities mentioned above and many more!
What training and development & benefits are available?
- A competitive payrate of £9.60 per hour + £45 per sleep in
- up to 30 days paid Annual Leave (including public holidays – pro rata)
- We provide a full induction and training when you join us
- In addition to regular 1-2-1s and annual appraisals, we will help you develop and progress your career.
- We will pay for and support you to complete the Care Certificate, a requirement for people working in the health and social care sector
- High Street Discounts – Retail and Entertainment (supermarkets, hospitality, pubs, cinema etc.)
Dimensions is a values-based employer, when looking for candidates:
- It is essential you hold a full UK driving license
- We do not need you to have prior experience as full training is given
- We want you to be happy to work within our values of ambition, courage, integrity, partnership and respect
- We know that you make a real difference to the lives of the people we support and their loved ones.
We believe that everyone has the potential be a great support worker, no matter their background, which is why we primarily recruit based on values, not just skills or experience. So, whether you've worked in health and social care before and are looking for more fulfilment from the work you genuinely enjoy or if you're searching for a change in careers then we'd love to hear from you.
Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and interviews will be held until the posts are filled