Floating Support Worker

Floating Support Worker in Oxford

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can make a difference to someone’s life every day? Floating Support Workers are the first point of call for covering shifts across the business. This is a great opportunity to join a responsive team where there is a focus on developing skillset to be able to respond to support needs across the business. This means every day is different and provides prospects for personal development.

Dimensions are one of the country’s largest not-for-profit companies supporting people with learning disabilities, autism, challenging behaviour and complex needs. This is a varied role where you will be enabling people we support to live independent and fulfilled lives. We provide a structured training programme and qualifications, so no experience necessary!

As this role is part of a responsive service, you will be working in varied locations therefore you need to be able to drive and have access to your own vehicle. Given the nature of this role, experience is preferred.

As part of this role, you will;

  • Helping adults with learning disabilities and/or autism to learn the skills they need to live the life they choose
  • Support with shopping, housework including cleaning and laundry
  • Supporting with medication and personal care
  • Supporting and encouraging people to find opportunities in education, employment and leisure, and enable them to take part in these opportunities
  • Continuously upskilling to ensure you can meet the needs of the business

Why join us?

  • Full-time or Part-time Contracts available, with overtime. Flexible working
  • £10.50 per hour days and nights £30.50 per sleep in.
  • Mileage pay
  • 30 days annual leave pro-rata (including bank holidays)
  • A 24 Hour Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family members.
  • Long Service Awards, Life Assurance and Pension scheme
  • Great Induction and training opportunities including the Care Certificate, and Diploma in Health & Social Care.

To find out more, contact Bailey Dawson at Bailey.dawson@dimensions-uk.org

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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.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment.

Requirements

  • Support Worker
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