Support Worker

Dim/20052
£10.90 Per Hour
Bridgend
Wales, South Wales, Bridgend
Permanent, Contract, Relief, Part Time
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: March 12, 2024
Support Worker

Seeking a new support worker to join a small team in Brackla, Bridgend

  • Salary: £21,313.45 with a realistic earn up to annual salary of £27,385.08 PLUS company benefits 
  • Full-time (37.5hrs a week) or part-time (from 25hrs a week)
  • Day shifts, wake night and sleep-in shifts. Day Shifts are usually 3pm-3pm with a sleep in shift and a second member of the team supports 8am - 8pm (sleep-in shifts are paid at an additional rate of £45 a night)
  • It is essential that you hold a full, manual UK or EU Driving Licence to be able to apply, as the people you will be supporting ask that you are able to drive their mobility vehicles.

We provide the support to two wonderful people in a lovely home in Brackla, Bridgend.

One of the people we support, a gentleman in his 60's with a learning disability, health needs and physical disability, is particulary keen to meet a male support worker who will share his passions which include watching football matches, coastal drives, going to the pub, and watching concerts.  Does this sound like you?

In addition, you will support him with his personal care needs, medication administration, meal preparation and every day life skills.

At Dimensions, we believe it is who you are as a person – and the difference you can bring to lives of the people you will be supporting – that is more important than experience. Whether you are new to support work, or have supported people previously, we want to hear from you!   We will give you all the training you need to be become an amazing support worker for the people you will be working with.   You will find no other role more personally fulfilling, and professionally rewarding, than becoming a Support Worker with Dimensions. 

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme in 2023 – now 5 years in a row! On top of on-going, fully-funded training and mentoring, we offer all our colleagues generous benefits; job satisfaction and job security, genuine career prospects, and an inclusive, caring work environment that celebrates diversity, champions mental well-being, and encourages employee recognition.

For further information about the role, the shifts available, and the people we support, please contact our Internal Resourcing Consultant, Ronnie Lillywhite on 0300 303 9150 or Ronnie.lillywhite@dimensions-uk.org

Apply now or please share this vacancy with someone you think would make an amazing Support Worker!

The position will be filled as soon as the people we support have found their new support worker

  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone who has 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 - Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees
  • We offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday.
  • 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.

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