Support Worker Bridgend

£10.89 Per Hour
Wales, South Wales, Bridgend
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: August 29, 2022
Support Worker Bridgend

If you're a calm, compassionate, and caring person who's also a dyed-in-the-woolen-scarf Whovian and/or a passionate Potterhead searching for a new, richly rewarding and meaningful role with no costly, time-consuming commutes and all the support you'll need to excel, then look no further than joining us as a Support Worker in Bridgend. Here you'll be helping us support four gentlemen who love everything Harry Potter and Dr. Who, being outdoors, music, swimming, and going on holidays.  At Dimensions, we can help you pursue your passion for caring by magically transfigurating what most would consider an ordinary job into an extraordinary, lifelong, life-changing career!

About the role

At Dimensions, we're looking for upbeat, ambitious, and inspiring people to join our team of Support Workers based in Bridgend. Here, we support four gentlemen in their own home. Each have their own personalised support plan and their own dreams, ambitions and hobbies (in particular Dr. Who and Harry Potter!) but all enjoy being outdoors, arts and crafts, and sensory activities, gardening and muchmore.  It's important to note that  the gentlemen may demonstrate behaviours of distress, and some have epilepsy. 

You'll be required to

  • Encourage and empower the gentlemen we support so that they may live their best lives - the lives that they choose. You'll achieve this by being actively - and enthusiastically - involved in every aspect of their daily lives 
  • Respectfully provide intimate personal care, prompting and mobility assistance when required 
  • Safeguard the people we support so that they are always happy, comfortable, and that their environments are clean, sanitary and safe.
  • Write and maintain written records, i.e., observation logs, risk assessments, etc. 

Shift patterns will vary around the people we support. The main shift patterns are 8am - 3pm, 3pm - 9/10pm, alternative weekends and at least one sleep in per week.

For further information, please contact recruiting manager Amanda on 07872 112020

Apply now

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places to Work Programme. So, with us, you'll receive the satisfaction of knowing you’ve changed someone’s life, and in return, we’ll help you on your career path to be the best you can be. Come and join our brilliant team!

  • 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
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.
  • 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.

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