Female Support Worker

Dim/20706
£11.66 - £11.66 Per Hour
Worcester
England, Worcestershire, West Midlands
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: August 01, 2024
Female Support Worker

Join Our Team as a Female Support Worker in Worcester!

Pay: £11.66 per hour (£45 per Sleep-In Shift)
Position: Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)
Location: Worcester, WR5 (Just a 5 min walk from Toby Carvery Worcester West)

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?

We support three individuals in their 40s-50s:

  • Outgoing Lady: Loves going to the theatre, weekend getaways, cooking meals from scratch, and playing games on her phone.
  • Active Lady: Enjoys gym, water aerobics, working on a farm, music, dancing, art, and holidays to Cornwall.
  • Spontaneous Chap: Enjoys music, singing, going to the day centre, and having a pint at the men's club. He’s very funny and adventurous.

They have learning disabilities, Down syndrome, and autism. They live together in their shared home but still have close relationships with their families, who they visit some weekends. Creative support workers who communicate well and have a good sense of humour would be a wonderful 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 support, shopping, cooking, cleaning, and laundry.
  • Providing Care: Support with medication, including epilepsy medication, which is well managed.

Flexible Shift Patterns

  • Day Shifts: 7am - 2pm (with potential to finish early)
  • Day Shifts: 2pm – 10pm
  • Day Shifts: 3pm – 10pm
  • Sleep-In Shifts: 10pm – 7am (Paid To Sleep)

This role involves working both weekdays and some weekends as these individuals sometimes visit family. Rotas are provided in advance to support a healthy work-life balance. 1-2 sleep-in shifts are required per week.

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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