Female Support Worker

Dim/20697
£11.55 - £11.55 Per Hour
Newbury
England, South East England, Berkshire
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: July 30, 2024
Female Support Worker

Join Our Team as a Female Support Worker in Newbury!

Pay: £11.55 per hour (£45 per Sleep-In Shift)
Position: Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)
Location: Newbury, RG19 (Just a 6 min drive from Newbury Train Station!)

Are you a Support Worker with a passion for making a difference? If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

Who Will I Be Supporting?

This is an opportunity to work at a respite support service with 6 rooms for individuals who stay for a short duration, ranging from a weekend to several months. We support individuals with learning disabilities, autism, and complex health needs. Maintaining close relationships with their families is essential. You will support individuals in their interests, such as:

  • Cinema trips
  • Swimming
  • Day trips to the zoo
  • Going on holidays

Ambitious support workers who enjoy new challenges every day and learning new skills would be a great match.

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Empowering Independence: Support people to live their lives how they choose and achieve their goals.
  • Daily Living Support: Provide varying levels of personal care, meal preparation, medication, shopping, cooking, cleaning, and laundry.
  • Providing Care: Support individuals with health needs such as stoma care, PEG feeding, epilepsy, and more.

Flexible Shift Patterns

  • Day Shifts: 7:00am - 2:30pm
  • Day Sleep-Ins Shifts: 2:30pm - 7am the following day (Includes £45 sleep-in shift)
  • Sleep-In Shifts: 10pm – 7am (Paid To Sleep)

This role involves working both weekdays and weekends. Rotas are provided in advance to support a healthy work-life balance.

Why Choose Dimensions?

  • Award-Winning Workplace: Recognised as one of the UK’s best workplaces in the ‘super large’ category by the Great Place to Work Institute six years in a row.
  • Generous Leave: 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave.
  • Career Development: Paid training and opportunities to further develop your career through funded accredited courses.
  • Well-Being Focus: Comprehensive well-being strategy and staff listening network.
  • Values-Driven: We put people with learning disabilities and their families at the heart of everything we do.
  • Referral Bonus: Receive a £200 bonus if you refer a friend and they’re successfully employed.
  • Additional Perks: Childcare vouchers, Bike to Work scheme, discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships.

Other Important Information

  • Immediate Reviews: Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will continue until positions are filled.
  • Equality Commitment: Gender is considered a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 where mentioned.
  • DBS Disclosure: An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be covered by Dimensions.
  • Inclusive Workforce: We welcome applications from everyone with the right to work in the UK and value diversity in our workforce.
  • Disability Confident: We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.
  • BSL Support: British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos are available for all of our recruitment communications.

Ready to make a real difference? Apply now and join a team that values you and the incredible work you do!

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