Support Worker

£11.55 Per Hour
England, East Midlands, Lincolnshire
Part Time
Hours per week: 20.0
Closing Date: May 30, 2024
Support Worker

Support Worker Part Time - 20hrs a week - Must be able to do sleep ins

Full UK/EU licence is required for this role. 

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 in care – there couldn’t be anything more rewarding. 

We are looking for someone to join our team on a part time basis (20 hours per week), you will be supporting 3 gentlemen and two ladies aged between 40 and 85 within a supported living home in Lincoln.

You will be joining an established team and we are looking for people who are good motivators and are enthusiastic, at times there will be aspects of lone working. The people we support have a variety of needs and require support with personal care, administering medication, cooking, cleaning, attending appointments and social activities. The people we support enjoy participating in crafts, going to the cinema, walking, going to the pub and going on short breaks. Although there is no direct moving and handling within this service you will be required to push wheelchairs and use an electric bath seat aid.

There is an expectation to complete training on-line using the ‘Learning Connect’ system. There is also an expectation that you will be confident in using a tablet/laptop as all of our compliance and daily records are on-line.

You will work as part of a four week rolling rota which will include a variety of shifts including morning, afternoon, evening and sleep-in shifts, this will include weekends. The shifts that are available are :

Week 1  - Total hours 11.5

Monu 7.30am -10am

Tues 4pm-10.30pm Sleep

Wed 7.30am-10am

Thurs D/O

Fri D/O

Sat D/O

Sun D/O  

Week 2 - Total hours 24

Mon 3pm-10.30pm  + Sleep in

Tues 7.30am-1pm

Wed  D/O

Thurs  D/O

Fri D/O    

Sat  D/O    

Sun  8am-7pm

Week 3 - Total Hours 19.5

Mon 3pm-7.30pm

Tues 4pm-10.30pm  + Sleep in

Wed 7.30am-10am

Thurs  D/O

Fri  8am-2pm

Sat  D/O

Sun D/O

Week 4 - Total Hours 30

Mon D/O

Tues  3pm-7.30pm

Wed 8am-1pm

Thurs D/O

Fri D/O

Sat 8am-2pm

Sun 8am-10.30pm + Sleep in

The ideal candidate will be a driver with Full UK Licence as the people we support have their own vehicle and you will be expected to drive this as part of your role.

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 competitive payrate with uplift for overtime you chose to work
  • Flexible shift patterns to suit your needs
  • 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.)
  • Life Assurance and Company Pension
  • Advance from salary finance
  • Industry leading training
  • Enhanced DBS paid for by us

Apply now

  • 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.

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