Support Worker

£11.88 Per Hour
England, South East England, Surrey
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: June 06, 2024
Support Worker

Are you looking for a varied role where no two days are the same? Would you like to make a meaningful difference to someone living in their own home? If so, then join Dimensions as a Support Worker in Mytchett.

Supporting 5 people aged in their 40’s-70’s, and who have learning disabilities, Support Workers will empower their independence by ensuring they live the life they want to and expanding their horizons. Things the people we support enjoy doing include:

  • Going out for long drives in their car (it must be said that for this lady the journey is as important as the destination)
  • Trips to the pub for meals
  • Arts and Crafts at home
  • Days out at Frimley Lodge Park
  • Planning, and going on, holiday

The people we support needs support are happy to meet part-time Support Workers (shifts run 07.00-15.00 and 14.30-22.00. We also need Support Workers to be able to undertake 1 sleep in shift per week). We can offer a pay rate of £11.89 per hour (sleep in shifts are paid at an allowance of £45 per shift).

As the people we support have access to vehicles, it is essential that all Support Workers hold a full UK/EU/Designated Countries driving license for cars.

Dimensions provide Support Workers with full training

Benefits for Support Workers choosing to work with Dimensions include:

  • 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 every year since 2019

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
  • Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010

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