Male Support Worker

D015792
£10.56 - £10.56 Per Hour
Newcastle
England, North East England, Tyne and Wear
Part Time
Hours per week: 32.0
Closing Date: August 19, 2022
Male Support Worker

Experienced Male Support Worker

£10.56 per hour

Newcastle, NE6

Part-time, 32 hours per week

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Who will I be supporting? 

  • A gentleman in his early 20s who is supported to live independently
  • He has a mild learning disability and uses words to communicate
  • He’s an incredibly active young man who loves walking, fishing, gardening and cycling – he can sometimes be out for hours on his bike, and it would be fantastic to find a support worker who shares this passion so you can enjoy long bike rides together!
  • When he’s at home he loves watching motorcross, doing woodwork, playing his computer games and cooking with his support team
  • He’s an absolute pleasure to support and loves getting involved in anything practical so if this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!  

What will I be doing? 

  • You will be supporting him to live his life how he chooses, to be himself and to achieve his goals
  • This gentleman is looking for support with everyday tasks such as his budgeting, medication, cooking, cleaning, and laundry
  • He is independent in terms of his personal care but appreciates some friendly encouragement and reminders

What shifts are available? 

  • He is supported 1:1
  • Shifts start at 9am one day and finish at 9am the following day with a sleepover shift included (10pm – 8am)
  • 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

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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