Support Worker

Dim/20560
£12.80 - £13.20 Per Hour
Blaenau Gwent
Wales, South Wales, Blaenau Gwent
Permanent, Contract, Relief, Part Time
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: July 03, 2024
Support Worker

Seeking quite unique individuals, who are passionate about supporting people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and complex health needs in Abertillery, NP13 3BP   **CONTRACT HOURS & RELIEF HOURS AVAILABLE**

  • Full-time or part-time hours (minimum 25 hours per week)
  • Hourly rate £13.20 for contracted hours and £12.80 for relief hours; Sleep nights paid at £45 per night
  • Shifts available: 12 hour shifts; 07:00-19:00 or 08:00-20:00 with a sleep in shift 
  • It is preferred that you hold a full UK or EU Driving Licence as the people you will be supporting ask that you are able to drive their mobility vehicles.

We are looking for quite unique individuals, who are passionate about supporting people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and complex health needs.   We are soon to welcome a new gentleman so need to grow our team by 3 support workers.

Are you a proactive, engaging and caring person who wants to become an integral part of our Abertillery Support Team?  In a large, happy house, you will be supporting  gentlemen, in there 50's and 60's, who have a passion for walking, going to the beach, swimming, and eating out. 

The gentlemen require a high level of support, and commitment, from you whilst you actively engage them in every aspect of their lives, and ensure they are living their best lives – the lives that they choose to live. 

Every day will be different, and rewarding, as you encourage and empower each person to be actively engaged in every aspect of their daily lives – this will include accompanying to favoured activities, supporting with daily living skills, administering medication and supporting with personal care and mobility assistance.

At Dimensions, we believe it is who you are as a person – and the difference you can bring to lives of the people you will be supporting – that is more important than experience. Whether you are new to support work, or have supported people previously, we want to hear from you!   We will give you all the training you need to be become an amazing support worker for the people you will be working with.   You will find no other role more personally fulfilling, and professionally rewarding, than becoming a Support Worker with Dimensions. 

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! On top of on-going, fully-funded training and mentoring, we offer all our colleagues generous benefits; job satisfaction and job security, genuine career prospects, and an inclusive, caring work environment that celebrates diversity, champions mental well-being, and encourages employee recognition.

For further information about the role, the shifts available, and the people we support, please contact our Resourcing Consultant, Ronnie Lillywhite on Ronnie.lillywhite@dimensions-uk.org

Apply now or please share this vacancy with someone you think would make an amazing Support Worker!

The position will be filled as soon as the people we support have found their new support worker

  • 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
  • We offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday.
  • 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.

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