Support Worker

Dim/20544
£12.83 Per Hour
Stowmarket
England, East of England, Suffolk
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: June 25, 2024
Support Worker

Join Our Team as a Support Worker in Stowmarket, Suffolk!

Positions Available:

  • Full-time and part-time.
  • Competitive pay: £12.83 per hour, with potential earnings up to £31,875.44 annually
  • Full UK driving licence required

Why Choose Dimensions?

At Dimensions, one of the largest not-for-profit organisations in the country, our values drive us. We are dedicated to supporting people with learning disabilities and their families, ensuring they lead fulfilling lives. Our success is built on the dedication of our support workers. Your journey with us starts here!

About the Role:

As a Support Worker, you'll play a vital role in the life of a young gentleman, helping to shape his person-centred plan and meet his support needs. Our team is committed to continuous learning and providing the best support possible. We're seeking positive, enthusiastic, and proactive individuals to join us in enhancing this gentleman's active lifestyle. He enjoys swimming, going to the gym, playing on his Xbox, and cheering for Chelsea FC!

What We're Looking For:

While experience with autism, learning disabilities, and managing behaviours of distress is beneficial, we value a range of skills and experiences. Ideal candidates will:

  • Develop motivational and enabling skills, helping supported individuals set and achieve goals.
  • Work effectively with individuals requiring additional support due to behaviors of distress.
  • Communicate clearly and adaptively to ensure understanding.
  • Be flexible and responsive to changing needs and workloads.
  • Maintain an open-minded, adaptable attitude.
  • Manage behaviors of distress with a range of de-escalation techniques.

Benefits:

  • Pay rate: £12.83 per hour
  • 30 days of annual leave (including bank holidays), increasing to 35 days
  • 10% overtime enhancement
  • Care Certificate support and payment
  • Salary advance scheme
  • Discounts on shopping and days out
  • Blue Light Card
  • Free DBS check
  • £500 bonus for successful friend referrals

Apply Now- Start making a difference today – join our dedicated team at Dimensions!

We review applications upon receipt and conduct interviews until the positions are filled. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role, covered by Dimensions.

We value diversity and welcome applications from all eligible candidates. As Disability Confident Leaders, we guarantee interviews for disabled applicants meeting the minimum criteria. If you need support completing your application, please contact our Resourcing Consultant Team at 0300 303 9150.

Explore our British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all recruitment communications.

Start making a difference today – join our dedicated team at Dimensions!

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