Support Worker

D018391
£11.50 Per Hour
Dorchester,Poundbury
England, South West England, Dorset
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: March 05, 2024
Support Worker

Support Worker

Full and Part-Time Positions Available

£11.50-£12.65 per hour

Full UK/EU Driving Licence Required

Dimensions is an award winning, life changing, not-for-profit charity which promotes independence for every individual. We pride ourselves on being a values-based employer and if you are looking for a career as a Support Worker – there couldn’t be anything more rewarding. 

Dimensions is a leading social care provider in England and Wales, supporting people with learning disabilities and autism

We are recruiting for amazing Support Workers to work in the Supported Living Homes we run in in Dorchester, Whether you have experience or not, we will help support you to reach your full potential by providing you with all the necessary training, guidance and support you need to complete your care certificate and further qualifications.

We are happy to consider people looking for full time, part time or relief Support Worker positions. Out pay rates range between £11.50 and £12.65 per hour.

We support people with learning disabilities and autism, behaviours of distress, personal care, epilepsy, complex needs and much more. If you have a caring, kind and thoughtful nature, we would love to hear from you.

The Support Worker role will involve:

  • Helping people learn the skills they need to live the life they choose
  • Personal care      
  • Support with shopping, housework including cleaning and laundry                                    
  • Supporting with medication
  • Supporting and encouraging people to find opportunities in education, employment and leisure, and enable them to take part in these opportunities              

For more information about the homes we run and people we support, please contact Jen on 07860 923416.

As the people we support have access to their own vehicles it is essential that all Support Workers hold a full UK/EU car driving license.

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme in 2023 – now 5 years in a row!

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

About you

We believe anyone has the potential be a great Support Worker, no matter your background, as long as you share our values; respect, partnership, courage, ambition and integrity – that’s why we recruit based on values and not skills or experience. For more information on our values based recruitment click here

Your rewards

A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached

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  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone who has 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 - Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards 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 of our recruitment communications.
  • We are unable to offer sponsorship for this role

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