Support Worker

Support Worker
Full time or part time positions available
Letchworth
£8.91 per hour

This role will involve working with one gentleman in his own home who has a learning disability. You will help him to shop for things he wishes to buy, going to public houses, long walks, cinema and meals out, some of these things are impacted due to current restrictions. You will prepare his meals as required, whilst helping, encouraging, supporting and teaching the people we support to do their housework, including cleaning and laundry.

This gentleman is very independent and manages his own personal care. No assistance is needed for manual handling but you will be requried to asssit with medication.

Shift Patterns:
These vary week on week to work around the people we support.
For example - 7am - 3pm / 2:30pm - 9/10pm / long days / split shifts / alternate weekends (To be discussed at interview)

About you

Successful candidates will work well with the people we support with a person centered approach. No previous experience necessary.

Benefits

We are passionate about investing in your training and career development. Our training covers essential skills and knowledge to provide support in line with the Care Certificate.

Alongside our generous benefits package, we give you:

  • Training Programme including Care Certificate - delivered by Skills for Care endorsed ‘’Centre of Excellence’’
  • Access to Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship worth over £3,000.
  • Career development opportunities with access to our award winning Aspire programme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7 helpline for advise
  • Employee wellbeing strategy and listening network promoting mental health support.

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

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If being a Support Worker sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. The attached job description, person specification and additional information will provide you with lots of information on the role and Dimensions. To apply it couldn’t be simpler - just click on the button below to complete the application process.

  • 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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