Outreach 3 Way – Support Worker

Support Worker - Guaranteed Interviews (Crawley and surrounding areas)

Start your day knowing you'll make a difference – we have a number of opportunities within our Community, Supported Living and Day Service teams in Crawley and surrounding areas. Apply now to help create a positive difference which improves the life for the people we support!

Come along to our recruitment open day for Outreach 3Way (part of Dimensions) at Crawley Library (Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG) on Tuesday 19 June, 10.00am to 3.00pm.

For a guaranteed interview on the day, please apply online below, indicating the role that you are interested in. However, help can also be given on the day to complete the online application form if needed.

Please note you will need to bring along 2 original forms of ID (e.g. passport, birth certificate, driving licence), national insurance number (e.g. NI card, P60) and proof of address (e.g. utility bill issued in last 3 months).

Current roles available:

Community Support Workers

The Community team provides individual support for 32 people with learning disabilities and autism in a variety of shared living services to individual residential homes. Support hours are provided when people need it (including 24-hour support to a number of people), so you must be a driver, able to work flexibly (up to 22 contracted hours per week, with a view to going full-time) and complete one ‘sleep in service’ each week. Experience in lone working is desired. The role is varied, engaging and highly rewarding, so there is always plenty to do!

Supported Living – Night Support Worker (Female)

We are looking for a Female Support Worker to join our expanding team supporting four people who have a learning disability and additional health needs. You would be lone working and shift patterns are from 8.30pm to 7.30am on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and alternate Sundays.

"Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010."

Day Service & S.M.I.L.E Support Workers (Full time, Part Time & Relief)

These services provide support for people with learning disabilities, autism, as well as profound learning disabilities. People attending access a range of activities and learn life skills in a safe environment. Each day is different, so you need to be able to think on your feet and have a positive attitude to ensure that the people attending have a really good time!

We're also looking for a Part Time Escort for the Day Service minibus to take the people we support to and from the service. 15 hours per week, 7.30-9am; 3.45-5.15pm.

If you have any general questions about the Recruitment Day and what to bring, please contact Jenny Ng on 0300 303 9032 (ext 2782).

For any specific questions about our available roles, please contact:

For Community: Simon Churcher on 0300 303 9032 Ext 2756 / 07940 516362

For Supported Living: Alison Hunter on 0300 303 9032 Ext 2724 / 07903 549944

For Day Service: Clare Bermingham on 0300 303 9032 Ext 2702 / 07702 972824


The Dimensions approach to support

Our unique “Activate” approach puts decision making closer to the people we support. It sets personalised and challenging goals with them, their families and you, their Support Worker - by teaching new skills and enabling people to try new experiences.

This achieves an increase in active support and meaningful activity for people, a reduction in challenging behaviour - and an increase in your own satisfaction, with over 60% of Support Workers reporting that the 'Activate’ model has increased the quality of their working life.

Simply put, our ‘Activate’ approach offers you a better working life, with the satisfaction that you’ve changed someone’s life for the better, in a role where you can be the best that you can be.


Sharing in our Values

We pride ourselves on being a values based employer. That means we believe passionately in:

Ambition- helping people be the best they can be by:

Courage - being brave enough to make a difference, by:

Integrity - being honest and fair in all the things we do, by:

Partnership - working with other people to make a bigger difference, by:

Respect - treating everyone fairly and knowing that everyone’s voice is important, by:

Those are the qualities that you’ll need to join the team - they’re beliefs shared by everyone who works with us.

If you think this is the right role for you, come and make a difference to people’s lives, every working day!

Your rewards

For a list of rewards please refer to the job description


Apply now

If being a Support Worker sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. The attached job description, person specification and additional information will provide you with lots of information on the role and Dimensions. To apply it couldn’t be simpler - just click on the button below to complete the application process.

If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please see above.

  • Dimensions are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support
  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions. The organisation simply wants everyone to be fairly considered, based on merit, before all checks and risk assessments are made, so don’t be put off, apply and complete the relevant sections and discuss your personal situation confidentially at interview with the hiring manager. The information disclosed will be treated in confidence.
  • Candidates will be required to provide evidence of their identity and eligibility to work in the UK
  • We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce
  • As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy - Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees

Benefits

  • OTE £21,729.94

Requirements

  • Support Worker
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