Support Worker

£9.60 Per Hour
Burghfield Common
England, South East England, Berkshire
Part Time
Hours per week: 30.0
Closing Date: August 30, 2022
Support Worker

If you're looking for a role that's both meaningful and rewarding; if you're looking to work with a not-for-profit organisation that has been accredited with being one of the UK's "Greatest Places to Work", and if you're after a life-changing career that offers flexibility, comprehensive training, and continual support to help you achieve your goals and reach your full potential, then look no further than our Support Worker role based in Burghfield Common.

Come and be part of our team supporting six amazing people with learning disabilities and autism. At our house in Burghfield Common we always have loads of activities going on, from singing to gardening you can guarantee something fun is happening. 

We really pride ourselves on providing inspiring person centered support and everything that we do revolves around promoting independence.  Our team on a rota that provides flexible working patterns and continuity at all times. The location is easily accessible by public transport and has parking available for those support workers who have their own car. 

We do have two roles available:

- 20hrs waking nights - working between hours 9.30pm - 7.30 am. Working hours will include alternate weekends and shifts patters will be discussed at the interview.

- 30hrs day shifts - 7.30am - 2.30pm / 2pm - 9.30pm. Working hours will include alternate weekend and shifts patters will be discussed at the interview. 

What will you be doing?

- Empowering and encouraging people we support so that they may live their best lives - the lives that they choose. You'll achieve this by being actively - and enthusiastically - involved with every aspect of their daily lives (i.e., supporting them with shopping, accompanying them to appointments and on trips, motivating them to take up new hobbies and achieve their dreams, helping with housework, supporting with personal care & manual handling and etc.)

- Checking people we support at regular intervals during the night to ensure they are comfortable

- Keeping written records and using IT systems to record daily notes

- Using your own initiative and ability to work independently

What benefits will you get?

- A competitive payrate of £9.60 per hour

- up to 30 days paid Annual Leave (including public holidays – pro rata)

- Opportunities for career progression

- High Street Discounts – Retail and Entertainment (supermarkets, hospitality, pubs, cinema etc.)

- Industry leading training

- Enhanced DBS paid for by us

Why to choose Dimensions?

- 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.

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