Support Worker

Dimensions is an award winning, life changing, not-for-profit charity which promotes independence for every individual. We pride ourselves on being a values-based employer and if you are looking for a career in care – there couldn’t be anything more rewarding.

We are recruiting for amazing Support Workers in Southampton / Totton. Whether you have experience or not, we will help support you to reach your full potential by providing you with all the necessary training, guidance and support you need to complete your care certificate and further qualifications.

We support people with learning disabilities and autism, with challenging behaviour, personal care, epilepsy, complex needs and much more. If you have a caring, kind and thoughtful nature, we would love to hear from you.

The role will involve supporting 5 individuals in a bungalow :

  • Helping people learn the skills they need to live the life they choose
  • Personal care / support with mobility / 3 of them have dementia and epilepsy
  • Support with shopping, housework including cleaning and laundry
  • Supporting with medication
  • Support them with their social activities - Dancing, cinema, eating out. They also like to try new things, support football teams, doing puzzles, listening to music and intensive interaction.

Having a full drivers licence is essential for this role to support with activities outside the house.

For more information about the service and people we support, please contact Jenny Curtis on 07393 012705.


About you

We believe anyone has the potential be a great support worker, no matter your background, as long as you share our values; respect, partnership, courage, ambition and integrity – that’s why we recruit based on values and not skills or experience. For more information on our values based recruitment click here


Your rewards

A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached


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  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone 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 - Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees
  • As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application in one of our offices using assistive technology.

Requirements

  • Support Worker
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