Female Support Worker

D011733
£9.50 - £9.50 Per Hour
Reading
England, South East England, Berkshire
Permanent
Closing Date: August 08, 2021
Female Support Worker

In response to the unprecedented events we are currently experiencing due to the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, at this time we will be conducting our interviews via video calls.

Start your day knowing you'll make a difference - join our team of Support Workers in Reading and create a positive difference that improves the life for the people we support. 

Due to the nature of the service we require only Female Support Workers to apply for this role .

A driver is essential for this role so you will need to have a full UK driving licence but you Do not need the use of your own vehicle as the people we support have their own vehicle .

We are looking for an enthusiastic Support Worker to support People around the Reading area. They have a very active life and will need someone who is creative and can support them to plan their day. You will need to be flexible to working different shift patterns. You don’t need experience as full training is given. We offer a great team environment, competitive pay rates and fantastic benefits. We will need you to be friendly and approachable and support individuals to have a great life with excellent outcomes.

As a Support Worker you will support with health appointments, outdoor and indoor activities ,  shopping and cooking and accessing the community by going to local sports centres, cinemas and eating out at cafes and restaurants. The families and friends of the people we support play a big part in their lives so they will also require support with maintaining those relationships.

Dimensions are one of the country’s largest not-for-profit organisation supporting people with learning difficulties, autism, challenging behaviour and complex needs and we are driven by our values.  People with learning disabilities and their families are at the heart of everything we do.

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

Some of our services are gender specific but this will be discussed at the time of interview. 

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity, apply today.

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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.

 

 

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