Relief Support Worker - £9.50ph - North Hykeham Lincoln
We are looking for Relief Support Workers 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 home 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.
Due to the needs of the people we support and the location of our services, being a driver and having your own car is essential for this role.
For more information about the service and people we support, please contact Alison 07946 566 510 or please click apply at the bottom to submit a short application.
The relief pay rate for Kings Lynn is £9.50 per hour. As a Relief worker, your annual leave is accrued for each hour that you work and paid to you on a monthly basis, bringing your hourly rate up to £10.24.
Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.
A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached