Relief Support Worker

£11.48 Per Hour
England, North East England, Tyne and Wear, Scotland, North East
Closing Date: August 25, 2022
Relief Support Worker

Relief Support Worker

£11.48 per hour*

Relief / Bank

Kenton, NE3

Previous experience essential


Who will I be supporting? 

  • We currently support three gentlemen and one lady with learning disabilities and autism, to live their lives as independently as possible
  • They have their own bungalows on the same site, so you may be matched to support one or more people
  • The people we support at Kenton enjoy a range of activities from football, bike riding and dog training, to computers games, YouTube and catching up with friends and family

What will I be doing? 

  • You will be supporting these individuals to live their lives how they choose, to be themselves and to achieve their goals
  • You will be supporting them with their personal care (varying degrees of independence), medication, meal preparation, and domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry    

What shifts are available? 

  • We’re looking for people who want to join their team on a relief/bank basis
  • Shifts on offer to relief workers are typically 8am – 10pm for a day shift and 10pm – 8am for a waking night shift
  • We’re looking for people with good availability to pick up vacant shifts on our rotas, which are provided 4 weeks in advance, and also to cover sickness and other types of leave that may occur at shorter notice  

What’s the pay?

  • Your base pay rate of pay will be £10.24 per hour
  • As a relief worker, you will also accrue and annual leave entitlement of 12.07% for every hour you work, which brings your total hourly rate to £11.48 per hour  

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
  • 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

I’m interested! How do I apply? 

  • Click “Apply Now” to complete a short application – we look forward to hearing from you!

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

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