Male Support Worker

£12.83 - £12.83 Per Hour
Newcastle upon Tyne
England, North East England, Tyne and Wear
Part Time
Hours per week: 30.0
Closing Date: June 28, 2024
Male Support Worker

Join Our Team as a Male Support Worker in Newcastle!

Location: Newcastle, NE5 (Just a 6-minute drive from Kingston Park Stadium)
Pay: £12.83 per hour (£60 per Sleep-In Shift)
Positions: Part-Time (Up to 30 hours per week)
Requirements: Previous or transferable experience is essential & Full UK Driving Licence Covering Manual Vehicles

Are you passionate about making a positive impact in someone's life? Join our friendly team in Newcastle and be the difference!

About the People We Support

We support three wonderful gentlemen in their 30s-40s, each with unique interests and needs:

Polite Gentleman: Loves cooking, especially Bangladeshi cuisine, baking, and making curry. Enjoys watching movies, DVDs, and music. Family-oriented and enjoys outings in his new car, which has significantly improved his life.
Outgoing Gentleman: Communicates without words and enjoys regular outings. Loves movies, swimming (staff must be willing to go in the pool with him), and activities like visiting museums and taking long walks in the park. He has his own car and enjoys three drives a day.
Social Gentleman: Enjoys films, especially on his massive TV, and loves music and socializing, including attending a weekly disco via Metro. Close to his parents, he stays with them every other weekend. He loves remote controls and fiddly things, is a keen gardener with his own equipment, and is handy with DIY projects like making birdhouses.

They have learning disabilities and autism. Your role will include providing emotional reassurance during moments of distress, with full positive behaviour support training provided. A full UK driving licence for manual vehicles is essential for this role. If you're a positive, outgoing person, you'll be a wonderful match for our team!

What Will You Be Doing?

Empowering Independence: Help them live their lives the way they choose, achieve their goals, and be themselves.
Daily Support: Assist with food shopping, bill payments, and domestic tasks like cooking, cleaning, and laundry.
Providing Care: Administer medication and offer verbal prompts around personal care.

Shift Patterns

Long Day Sleep-In Shifts: 9am – 9am the following day
Long Day Sleep-In Shifts: 10am – 9am the following day
Day Shifts: 9am - 6pm
Day Shifts: 9am - 7pm
Sleep-Ins: 10pm – 8am (Paid to Sleep)

We provide rotas at least 4 weeks in advance to support a healthy work-life balance, which we’re very passionate about!

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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