Support Worker

£11.50 Per Hour
England, South West England, Dorset
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: March 01, 2024
Support Worker

Support Worker

Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)

£11.50 per hour

Full UK/EU Driving License Essential

Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference to people’s lives and no two days are the same?

Dimensions are seeking Support Workers to empower the independence of a gentleman we support at his home in Walkford.

The gentleman we support, is in his 70’s and has learning disabilities, is happy to meet a full-time Support Workers. (Various shift patterns available pay rate of £11.50 per hour).

This gentleman enjoys an active lifestyle. He would like to meet Support Workers who can help them with things such as:

  • Trips to museums (recently he’s been to the tank museum)
  • Going to the New Forest for picnics
  • Going for lunch at posh establishments such as The Pig at Brockenhurst
  • Sharing his passion for music from the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s
  • Starting to go swimming again

This gentleman does not use words to communicate, he uses sounds and body language. If you have not communicated with someone in this way before, don’t worry as Dimensions will provide you with full training.

The gentleman we support will also need assistance with day-to-day tasks which may include (but not be limited to)

  • Assistance with finances
  • Helping with meals
  • General household tasks
  • Providing support with personal care

It is essential that all Support Workers hold a full UK/EU Driving License.

Benefits for Support Workers choosing to work with Dimensions include:

  • We offer 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave
  • If you refer a friend to us and if they’re successfully employed, you’ll receive a £500 bonus
  • We offer paid training and options to further develop your career through funded accredited courses
  • Bike to Work scheme and discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, gym membership and mobile phone tariffs
  • 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
  • Dimensions are proud to be one of very few social care organisations that have been recognised by the Great Places to Work programme in 2019-2023

Other important information:

  • Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will take place until the positions 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 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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