Support Worker

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places To Work programme 2019.

We are looking for Support Workers in Tingley, Wakefield to cover various full time & part time shifts. We offer fantastic benefits, training and a great team environment.

We are looking for people who share our values and can support someone to have the life they want to live. You will be supporting three gentleman with autism and learning disabilities in a supported living home In Tingley. We are looking for someone proactive who wants to make a difference and bring a new diversity to our team. You will be confident/happy to support people who can display challenging behaviour or supporting people with communication difficulties.

We get involved with exciting activities and enjoy accessing the community visiting local places of interest. This means flexibly is key as you will be part of a wider support team working various shift patterns between 7am-10pm/ long days and sleep in shifts. You will also be required to work alternative weekends and the occasional bank holiday.

A full UK driving licence and being comfortable driving the people we support cars is highly desirable for your application.

Dimensions are one of the country’s largest not-for-profit organisations supporting people with learning difficulties, autism, challenging behaviour and complex needs and we are driven by our values. People with learning disabilities and their families are at the heart of everything we do.

In response to the unprecedented events we are currently experiencing due to the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, at this time we will be conducting our interviews via video calls

Your rewards

A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached


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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 in one of our offices using assistive technology.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

Requirements

  • Support Worker
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