Support Worker

£14.10 Per Hour
England, South West England, Dorset
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: July 03, 2024
Support Worker

Support Worker - Weymouth

Full & Part-Time Roles available

£14.10 per hour

Are you a calm, reassuring person who wants to make a difference to somebody’s life on a daily basis?

Dimensions is seeking Support Workers, in Weymouth, who will enable the independence of a gentleman in his 20’s who lives in his own home.

The gentleman, who is autistic, would like to work with Support Workers who will be happy helping him keep to his daily routine. Ideally, he would like Support Workers who are happy to work long day shifts (08.30-21.30) and will be able to expand his horizons over time.

Dimensions are pleased to be able to offer Support Workers a payrate of £14.10 per hour for this role.

Things the gentleman currently enjoys his Support Workers getting involved with include:

  • Watching his DVD’s – he really enjoys Thomas the Tank Engine
  • Reading him stories
  • Helping him with his baking and cooking
  • Taking part in arts and crafts
  • Visiting local parks

This gentleman sees his parents twice a week and also sees his siblings. They work with Dimensions and his Support Workers to ensure he is receiving support that makes a meaningful difference to his life.

Support Workers may also have to assist with finances, meal preparation and prompt the gentleman to attend to his personal care.

Benefits for Support Workers choosing to work with Dimensions include:

  • We offer 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 £200 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 in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 & 2024

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

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