Support Worker

£10.56 - £10.56 Per Hour
England, North East England, Tyne and Wear
Hours per week: 32.0
Closing Date: August 30, 2022
Support Worker


Support Worker

£10.56 per hour

Part-time, 32 hours per week

Newcastle, NE5

Full UK driving licence essential


Who will I be supporting? 

  • A young man in his 30s with a fantastic sense of humour and a love of slap stick comedy
  • He has a learning disability, autism and physical disabilities, as well as experiencing seizures and behaviours of distress
  • He’s a very sociable young man who is great fun to be around
  • He loves swimming, bowling, going to the cinema, eating out, spending time with his family and getting out of the house for some fresh air
  • He is supported to live independently in his own home and is a wheelchair user

What will I be doing? 

  • You will be supporting him to live his life how he chooses, to be himself and to achieve his goals
  • You will be supporting him with his personal care, medication, meal preparation, and domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry    
  • He has a Motability car to further aid his independence so you'll need a full UK driving licence to join his team 

What shifts are available? 

  • This gentleman is supported 2-1 during the day and 1-1 at night
  • Shifts start at 9am one day and finish at 9am the following day, with a sleep over shift included
  • There are also day shifts from 9am – 6pm
  • We’re looking for people with flexibility to work a combination of these shifts on a rota basis that includes weekdays and weekends
  • Rotas are provided at least 4 weeks in advance to allow a healthy work life balance

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
  • 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

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:

  • Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will take place until the positions are filled
  • Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010
  • 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

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