Female Support Worker

Hi, my name is Anna and I am supported by Outreach 3 Way which is part of Dimensions. I live in the Worthing area and require more female Support Workers to join my team.

I love arts and crafts, dying my hair, cooking and baking. I also enjoy shopping, listening to music and going for walks in the countryside. I visit my family quite a bit and love playing with my cat there. I have a learning disability; sometimes I can get frustrated, so a calm approach works best for me. I would love to meet and get to know new staff who are friendly, approachable and patient. It's ok if my Support Worker doesn't like all my activities, as long as you are enthusiastic to support me to do it. You never know, you might find you enjoy it!

I generally require support every day of the week (mornings, afternoons and evenings), so there are a variety of full time and part time options available.

If you share Dimensions values you'll have the opportunity to meet me and my family as it's important we're a good match for each other. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t worked as a Support Worker before as Dimensions recruit against values and not previous experience. We will offer you accredited training throughout your career as well as a full induction, regular one-to-ones and annual appraisals to ensure you develop your professional skills, supporting me to live the life I choose.

Can’t wait to meet you!

A few words from Outreach 3 Way, part of Dimensions, on the way they support me, and also you ….

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

Research has proven that the unique “Activate” model is the best way to deliver measurable improvements in the quality of life for people - and their support teams. It achieves an increase in active support and meaningful activity for people, a reduction in challenging behaviour - and an increase in Support Worker satisfaction, with over 60% of Support Workers reporting that the 'Activate’ model has increased the quality of their working life.

Simply put, we offer you a better working life, with the satisfaction that you’ve changed someone’s life, in a role where you can be the best that you can be.

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

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

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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.

Or If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Dee Caulcutt on 07903 549593.

  • 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

Requirements

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