Support Worker

£11.20 Per Hour
Hemel Hempstead
England, East of England, Hertfordshire
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: December 08, 2023
Support Worker

RECRUITING NOW - Support Workers

  • Full time or part time hours considered. 
  • £11.20 per hour
  • Full UK drivers’ licence with car essential.

Why should you join Dimensions UK?

  • Full training is provided (experience is not necessary).
  • Free DBS.
  • We’ll pay for and support you to complete the Care Certificate, a requirement for people working in the health and social care sector.
  • 10% enhancement for working overtime.
  • 30 days annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays), rising to 35 days.
  • Salary advance scheme: access to some of your earned pay ahead of your regular payday.
  • £500 bonus for introducing a friend to us, if we employ them.

About the role

“Ben” is recruiting great Support Workers; people with the right values and behaviours to support him in his home in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. If you are looking to inject fun into your career, then come and join this team!

Dimensions are supporting this gentleman to live independently. He has a variety of hobbies and interests that are important to him such as running (often 5k or half marathons), his charity and voluntary work in a café and going to the horse stables on Saturday mornings with his friend.

If this doesn't give you enough variety in your role, then “Ben” is also highly creative, he loves woodwork and making items to sell at craft fairs. He often makes his own bird boxes and candles; he would want his support team to get involved and learn along the way with him.

Full training on how to provide exceptional person-centred support will be provided, so if you have ever considered becoming a Support Worker but you were not sure where to start, this would be a fantastic opportunity!

What will I be doing?

  • Encourage and empower him to live his best life - the life that he chooses. You will achieve this by being active and enthusiastic, involved in every aspect of his daily life.
  • Help him to shop for things he wishes to buy including clothes and food, and to support with preparing meals as required.
  • Encourage, support, and teach him to do their housework, including cleaning and laundry.
  • Recognise that every moment has potential.
  • Celebrate what he can do for himself.
  • Working in a supportive manner with colleagues, families, and external parties, building trust by being open and honest.
  • Helping the person we support to manage their own money.

Shift patterns will be 9am-5pm/ 5pm-10pm plus a sleep-in shift till 9am & 9am-10pm plus a sleep. The successful applicant must be willing to work alternative weekends and occasional bank holidays.

Apply now.

  • Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and interviews will be held until the posts 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 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 - Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment toward the employment, retention, training, and career development of disabled employees.
  • 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.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all our recruitment communications.

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