Male Support Worker

£12.83 - £12.83 Per Hour
England, North East England, Tyne and Wear, Scotland
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: June 10, 2024
Male Support Worker

Male Support Worker

£12.83 per hour

Full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Kenton, NE3 (14 min drive from Newcastle Freeman Hospital)


Are you an experienced Support Worker with a passion for making a difference? If so, we’d love to hear from you.


About the person we support:

We have an active gent in his 20’s who loves drama, dancing, gaming, visiting arcades, shopping, swimming and playing football.

He has autism & a learning disability and we are supporting him to live independently in his own bungalow - An enthusiastic & outgoing support worker would be a wonderful match.

You will also need to provide emotional reassurance when experiencing behaviours of distress – full positive behaviour support training is provided but previous experience is essential.

What will I be doing? 

They're looking for fun and active people to join their team and support them to live their lives how they choose, to be themselves and to achieve their goals
They would also like support with their personal care (varying degrees of independence), medication, food shopping and domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry    

What shifts are available? 

Day shifts are typically 8am – 10pm
Waking nights are typically 10pm – 8am
We’re looking for people with flexibility to work on a rota basis that includes a combination of weekdays and weekends
Rotas are provided at least 4 weeks in advance to support a healthy work life balance - something we're very passionate about! 

Why choose Dimensions?

30 days annual leave pro rata
Option to buy and sell additional leave
£200 refer a friend bonus
Paid training and funded accredited courses
Bike to Work scheme
Discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships
Salary advance scheme where you can access 50% of the money you've earned before pay day 

Other important information:

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

Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010

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