Float Support Worker

Recruiting in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch.

Do you have experience of supporting people with complex needs/ behaviours that challenge? Are you motivated and a leader of good practice? Do you like supporting a wide range of people?

This is a unique, permanent Peripatetic Support Worker role for Dimensions offering an increased rate (Plus an responsibility allowance for flexibility required). We currently have 2 full time contracts available. Contracted hours for full time are 37.5 hours, which will ideally include 2 sleep-ins per week. In the main shifts will be allocated one month in advance, although the nature of the role may involve some changes to rota’s in order to react quickly to new support packages and service needs.

As a Peripatetic support worker your role will involve reporting directly to the Locality Development Manager and providing support to adults with complex care needs in the Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch region. Your base will be Peartree Business centre, Ferndown.

You will provide a highly skilled, flexible and responsive resource to the region which could arise from business growth or other service specific demands that could arise in complex services.

Due to the geographical coverage, this role will only be suitable for drivers. Mileage and reasonable travel time is payable

In return for your flexibility, we offer extensive service specific training in addition to a wide range of mandatory training, including autism awareness, positive behavioural support and active support. Our award winning personal development programme is also available for people who wish to further progress their career in social care.

For further information, please contact Nichola on 07500 088175.

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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.

Requirements

  • Support Worker
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