Support Worker

Dim/20611
£11.55 Per Hour
Stafford
England, West Midlands, West Midlands
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: July 08, 2024
Support Worker

Support Worker
Location
: Stafford (ST16) - 5 min walk from Travis Perkins
Pay rate: £11.55 per hour + £45 per sleep in
Full time role: 37.5 hours

Are you passionate about promoting independence and supporting young people to live the life they choose? Whether you are new to social care or looking for a change from your current role, we want to hear from you!

Come and join a close-knit team supporting four young gentleman in a shared supported living home. We don’t wear uniforms (it's friendlier that way) but you must be prepared to roll up your sleeves to cook in the kitchen or tidy the house. Timekeeping is crucial, you should arrive on time, take your time to listen and take time to care.

You will also be supporting the gentleman with their personal care, medication, weekly budgeting, food shopping and domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry. Taking the time to build trustworthy relationships and prompting are vital parts of this role. The gentleman are very active and love going out for long walks in town or the countryside, and attending regular sessions at the gym or swimming pool. Music is the big part of the home life - whether it's playing drums or guitar, you would be very welcome to join in! 

What shifts are available? 
- 7:30am - 3pm / 3pm - 10.30pm or long days 7.30am - 10.30pm / sleep in (required two sleep ins a week)
- We’re looking for people with flexibility to work on a rota basis that includes a combination of weekdays and weekends
- Rotas are provided at least 4 weeks in advance to support a healthy work life balance - something we're very passionate about! 

Do you share our values?
Ambition - helping people to be the best they can be
Courage – being brave enough to make a difference
Integrity – being honest and fair in all the things we do
Partnership – working with other people to make a bigger difference
Respect – treating everyone fairly and knowing that everyone’s voice is important

If the answer is YES, we would love you to come and join us in supporting four young males in Stafford. We will provide you with full induction and fully paid training when you join us. In addition to regular 1-2-1s and annual appraisals, we will help you develop and progress your career.  Worried about monthly pay? We got it covered - we offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday.

Why to choose Dimensions?
- We want you to be happy to work within our values of ambition, courage, integrity, partnership and respect
- We welcome applications from everyone who has the right to work in the UK, and value diversity in our workforce
- Dimensions is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. Dimensions are Disability Confident Committed, and we guarantee to interview all applicants who let us know they have a disability and meet the minimum essential criteria for this role.
- 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

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