Female Support Worker

D015449
£9.60 - £9.60 Per Hour
Newcastle
England, North East England, Tyne and Wear
Permanent
Hours per week: 20.0
Closing Date: July 15, 2022
Female Support Worker

Female Support Worker

£9.60 per hour

Part-time, 20 hours per week

Newcastle, NE15

Full UK driving licence essential

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Who will I be supporting? 

  • A fabulous lady in her 60s who is supported to live independently
  • She enjoys being creative through her arts and crafts, and she loves shopping, and interacting with others at her church group. She also enjoys driving to the coast and eating out.
  • She has a learning disability, a physical disability and can experience behaviours of distress
  • She has a funded manual car to further support her independence and to make travelling more enjoyable for herself and her support team, so it is essential that her team have full UK driving licences and are over the age of 25 for car insurance purposes

What will I be doing? 

  • You will be supporting this lady to live her life how she chooses, to be herself and to achieve her goals
  • You will be supporting her with her personal care, medication, meal preparation, and domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning and laundry    
  • This lady is a wheelchair user so moving and handling are required as part of this role – full training will be provided  

What shifts are available? 

  • Shifts are typically 9am one day until 9am the following day with a sleep-in shift included from 10pm – 8am
  • We provide support 24/7 so we are looking for people who can work a combination of weekdays and weekends
  • Rotas are provided at least 4 weeks in advance

Why choose Dimensions? 

  • Dimensions are proud to be one of very few social care organisations that have been recognised by the Great Places to Work programme in 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022
  • We’re a values-driven organisation that puts people with learning disabilities and their families at the heart of everything we do
  • We care about our colleagues and are passionate about our comprehensive well-being strategy and staff listening network
  • We offer 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave
  • If you refer a friend to us and if they’re successfully employed, you’ll receive a £200 bonus
  • We offer paid training and options to further develop your career through funded accredited courses
  • Childcare vouchers, our Bike to Work scheme and discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships are also available

I’m interested! How do I apply? 

  • Click “Apply Now” to complete a short application – we look forward to hearing from you!

Other important information:

  • Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.
  • Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will take place until the positions are filled
  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone with the right to work in the UK 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
  • As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150 if you require adjustments
  • British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos are available for all of our recruitment communications

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