Relief Support Worker

D013753
£9.50 - £9.50 Per Hour
Lincoln
England, East Midlands, Lincolnshire
Relief
Closing Date: January 17, 2022
Relief Support Worker

Make A Difference In 2022 - Full Training Provided

We are looking for a support worker to join our team on a part time basis (average of 28 hours per week), you will be supporting four gentlemen aged between 31 and 57 within a supported living service in North Hykeham. You will be enthusiastic, a good motivator, have a good sense of humour and will be able to use your initiative, you will be expected to work as part of an established team and there may be some aspects of lone working at times. You will work as part of a four week rolling rota, which includes a variety of shifts including morning, afternoon, evenings and sleep-ins, this will include weekends. The people we support are looking for someone to support them with all aspects of their lives including personal care, cooking, cleaning tasks, shopping, attending appointments, administering medication and attending social activities. The people we support enjoy walking, going to the park, swimming, visiting the pub and days out to the coast. There is no direct moving and handling within this service, however, you will be required to carry out some lifting tasks such as carrying shopping and putting wheelie bins out, you will also be required to push a wheelchair at times.

There is an expectation to complete training on-line using the ‘Learning Connect’ system. There is also an expectation that you will be confident in using a tablet/laptop as all of our compliance and daily records are on-line.

The candidate must be a driver as the people we support have their own vehicle and you will be expected to drive this as part of your role.

Are you looking for a role which offers you flexibility, training, career development and the chance to make a life changing impact? Dimensions are currently looking for relief support staff to join our inspiring care team in Lincoln You will need to be caring, ambitious, thoughtful and kind.  Relief work offers ultimate flexibility - with no obligation to accept shifts you can fit your work around your personal commitments.  Rather than accruing annual leave this is paid on top of your hourly rate as you work.  Whether you have supported people with learning disabilities before or you are looking for a change of career, we would love to hear from you.  It is a great footstep into the healthcare sector. 

For more information about the service and people we support, please contact Alison or please click apply at the bottom to submit a short application.

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.

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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. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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