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“You can get to where you want to” - Tina’s career journey with Dimensions
Dimensions Assistant locality Manager Tina Cracknell has featured in a Norfolk County Council video sharing how she found her dream career in the care sector, supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism.
Dimensions is a Disability Confident Leader - again
Following painstaking external assessment, Dimensions has again been recognised as a “Disability Confident Leader” – the top tier of award under the Disability Confident scheme
My disability and my Dimensions career: Bruno’s story
Dimensions support worker Bruno discusses his disability and career with Dimensions.
My disability and my Dimensions career: Sarah’s story
Sarah shares her story of her disability and working with Dimensions
My disability and my Dimensions career: Louis’ story
Dimensions resourcing assistant Louis discusses his disability and his career with Dimensions.
Double-silver at the Recruitment Awards!
Dimensions takes home double-silver at the 2021 In House Recruitment Awards!
Dimensions and Discovery Colleagues up for Multiple Awards
Dimensions and Discovery colleagues across the country are crossing their fingers ahead of Friday night’s National Learning Disability Awards
Black History Month & Diversity and Inclusion at Dimensions
Mbye Sey, Dimensions Forensic Services Locality Manager, talks about Black History Month and the steps Dimensions are taking towards greater diversity and inclusion.
Peter’s Story as a Dimensions Support Worker
How do you support someone in an activity if you haven’t done it before? As Peter found out, you get stuck in and discover a new passion along the way!
Helping People with Learning Disabilities
Dimensions Assistant Locality Manager, Hollie, has featured in Lincolnshire World. She encourages people to come forward and help people with learning disabilities and join the care sector.
Dimensions Gender Pay Gap, a Fraction of National Average
We are proud to publish our gender pay gap report. It measures the difference between the average female earnings, compared to the average male earnings, regardless of roles.
Social Care Career Myths Busted
There are a number of misconceptions about the Social Care sector. The Guardian has taken steps to try to tackle these, by asking those on the ground what it’s really like working in adult social care.
Dimensions Support Worker Story
We interview 25-year-old Georgia, who has been a Dimensions support worker since February 2019. Her positivity and enthusiasm are inspiring.
Celebrities Encourage COVID-19 Vaccination
Celebrities including Asa Butterfield, Jim Broadbent, Nicola Roberts, Sir Derek Jacobi, Don Warrington and Russell Tovey have joined forces to encourage everyone to get their COVID-19 vaccinations in a new uplifting film.
Support Worker Praised After Getting a Chelsea FC Signed Picture
Dimensions Support Worker Michelle, has recently been praised for her work with the community, after she asked for a signed photo from Chelsea F.C. she gave to one of the people she supports.
Dimensions Policy on COVID-19 Vaccinations
An open letter from Dimensions CEO Steve Scown to potential new colleagues regarding our policy on vaccination
Great Places to Work Award
The Dimensions group has been officially recognised as one of the UK’s best workplaces in the ‘super large’ category by the Great Place to Work Institute for the third year in a row. We are one of the very few social care organisations to earn a place.
Life of a Social Care Worker
Jane has been dedicated to supporting people with learning disabilities and or autism for almost 20 years, from relief worker to Operations Director, she shares her story.
Working with Adults in Care
It’s safe to say that recent months have brought many challenges but also some rewards. Imagine the challenge of starting a new carer just before lockdown began. Soraya, a Cardiff based support worker, shares her experience of doing just that.
A Dimensions Testimonial
Known locally as ‘the superhero without a cape’ Reading-based support worker Richard Kibaja, has, like so many of our support staff, gone above and beyond during the Covid-19 crisis.
Working in Adult Social Care
Dimensions Support Worker Nikki Smith has dedicated her working life to caring for others, and she wants to encourage others to give working in adult social care a try. Having worked in all aspects of the care industry since college - from residential care to home care, Nikki is currently an assistant locality manager.
Work as a Support Worker
Dimensions worker, Mark Merryweather, describes his life and work as a support worker and how he loves every minute of it.
Working with Adults with Learning Disabilities
13 years ago, Kathryn Larsen started working at Dimensions as an Assistant Locality Manager. She’s spent over a decade working with adults with learning disabilities and autism and hasn’t looked back.
Caring for Adults with Autism
When April Hall was made redundant from an unfulfilling job, opening letters at a mail support office, it gave her the chance to finally pursue her dream career.