Support Worker

D018562
£12.19 Per Hour
Christchurch
England, South West England, Dorset
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: July 17, 2024
Support Worker

Support Worker - Christchurch

Part-Time (30 hours per week)

£12.19 per hour

Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference to people’s lives and no two days are the same?

Dimensions are seeking Support Workers to empower the independence of one gentleman we support to at his home in Christchurch near to the town centre.

The gentleman we support, who is in his 40’s and has learning disabilities and autism, is happy to meet a part-time Support Worker (30 hours per week). (Various shift patterns available pay rate of £12.19 per hour). There may be a requirement to undertake sleep-in shifts (paid at an allowance of £45 per shift) in the future but this is not certain at present.

If you are new to Support Work this gentleman would be happy to see you and Dimensions will provide you with full training.

The gentleman we support gets out and about a lot. He’d like Support Workers who can help him with things such as:

  • Going out bird watching or if in town people watching
  • Trips to nature reserves such as Hengistbury Head
  • Days by the River Stour taking in all that Christchurch has to offer
  • Outings to the beach. Avon Beach is a particular favourite

The gentleman we support would like to meet a Support Worker who is happy to bring him fresh ideas of things to do and expand his horizons.

In addition to this, the gentleman we support will need assistance with day-to-day tasks which may include (but not be limited to)

  • Supporting him with his mobility (moving and handling)
  • Assistance with finances
  • Helping with meals
  • General household tasks
  • Providing support with personal care

Benefits for Support Workers choosing to work with Dimensions include:

  • We offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday
  • 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 2019-2026

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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