Support Worker

Dim/20711
£12.83 Per Hour
Leeds,Morley
England, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: August 02, 2024
Support Worker

Experienced Support Workers  

£12.83 per hour

Full-time / Part-Time contracts available

Morley / Churwell area 

Full UK Driving Licence Essential (Automatic) 

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Are you an experienced Support Worker with a passion for making a difference? If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

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Who will I be supporting? 

A young lady in her early 30s who has a learning disability & a personality disorder

She is settling into her lovely supported living home

She’s a chatty lady who likes to socialise

She owns her own cat so you must be comfortable being around cats.

She requires 2:1 support at all times so you will be working alongside a colleague

She has a wide range of interests and loves a variety of activities so you must be confident supporting her in anything she might choose to do.

What will I be doing? 

You will be supporting this lady to be herself and achieve her goals whilst managing her risk in the community

She is independent when it comes to her personal care but appreciates some friendly reminders and encouragement

She appreciates prompting/active support with her meal preparation, medication, grocery shopping and household tasks including cooking, cleaning and laundry

She will soon be getting her very own Motability car so it is desirable that you have a Full, clean, UK License. 

You will need a sound understanding of risk management to maintain appropriate structures and boundaries that will enable you to support this young lady to reach her goals whilst living safely in the community

Specialised positive behaviour support will be provided but it’s essential that you’ve supported people with complex behavioural, emotional and/or mental health needs previously.

What shifts are available? 

Variety of shift patterns available however are generally 8am -10pm with a sleep-in afterwards. 
Having flexibility towards working across both weekdays & weekends is essential.
Rotas are provided at least 4 weeks in advance to support a healthy work life balance - something we're very passionate about! 

Why choose Dimensions? 

  • 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave
  • Refer a friend to us and if they’re successfully employed, you’ll receive a £200 bonus
  • Paid training and options to further develop your career through funded accredited courses
  • A Bike to Work scheme and discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships are also available
  • Salary advance scheme where you can access 50% of the money you've earned before pay day 

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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