Support Worker

£11.00 Per Hour
England, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: August 05, 2024
Support Worker

Support Worker

£11 per hour

Part-time & full-time contracts available 

Kirkstall, LS5


Do you want to make a difference?

Do you want a career that allows you to work alongside others, supporting them through their challenges, and sharing in the joy of their achievements?

If so, we'd love to hear from you! 


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 

Who will I be supporting? 

  • You will be supporting people with mild learning disabilities and autism, to live their lives as independently as possible
  • In Kirkstall, we currently support three people within their own flats in the same building, and we also provide outreach support to people living independently in the community
  • One of the people we support is extremely creative and loves to spend time building models and creating things. His interests lie in things like Lego, Warhammer, Star Trek, You Tube, gaming, collections, Buying/Selling, Crafts. He can struggle to find the confidence to go out to new places and needs support to ensure he is getting out and about more. He has a great sense of humour and is enjoyable to be around however does need support to bring this side of him out more as he can be prone to feeling down and speaking negatively. He requires support to maintain his health and well-being and manage relationships

What will I be doing? 

  • They would like support to live their lives how they choose, to be themselves and to achieve their goals
  • They would also like support with their personal care (prompting only), medication, food shopping, paying bills, and domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry  
  • Some of the people we support at Kirkstall can experience behaviours of distress and they may need support building and maintaining relationships with others, including their support team, family members, friends, and partners, so you’ll be providing emotional reassurance and positive behaviour support in a person-centred way – full training will be provided   

What shifts are available? 

  • Day shifts
  • Long shifts with sleepovers (24hrs)
  • A share of weekends that are split equally between the team
  • We’re looking for people with flexibility to work on a rota basis that includes a combination of these shifts across 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! 

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme in 2024 – now 6 years in a row!

I’m interested! How do I apply? 

Click “Apply Now” to complete a short application – we look forward to hearing from you!

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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