Support Worker

£9.60 Per Hour
England, South East England, Berkshire
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: August 31, 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 Newbury.

Whether you have worked in healthcare, mental health, autism, with behaviours of distress or maybe you have a background in retail, cleaning and coaching, this could be the career for you. Dimensions recruit against values and not previous experience. 

As a valued Support Worker, you’ll be helping people you support to live the individual life they want, ensuring they have choice and control over the planning and delivery of their support. We are looking for ambitious individuals of a caring nature to work for an award winning company where we promote independence in a supportive environment. 

We get involved with exciting activities such as swimming, bowling and cinema and visiting local places of interest and enjoying lunches out at various venues.  We also like cooking and gardening and enjoying time outdoors as well as Karaoke inside. Our families and friends play a big part in our lives so we also require support with maintaining those relationships.

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme 2022.

What will I do?

- Help people to live the individual life they want

- Support people with their medication and personal care 

- Help people learn the skills they need to live the life they choose

- Encourage, support and teach to find opportunities in education, employment and leisure.

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

- Use your own initiative and ability to work independently

For more information about the service and people we support, please contact Tracey on 07944636373 or please click apply at the bottom to submit a short application.

What benefits are available?

- A competitive payrate of £9.60 per hour

- up to 35 days paid Annual Leave (including public holidays – pro rata)

- Opportunities for career progression

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

- Life Assurance and Company Pension

- Industry leading training

- Enhanced DBS paid for by us

Why 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.

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

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