Support Worker - Full-time, Part-time and Relief positions available

Start your day knowing you'll make a difference - join our team of Support Workers in Colchester and create a positive difference that improves the life for the people we support.

We are looking for people who share our values and can support someone to have the life they want to live. The Dimensions team supports one gentleman in Colchester. He enjoys indoor activities such as playing with his marbles, cooking and baking. He interacts well with his staff. He enjoys being around people who has a good sense of humour and who is confident. This gentleman does present with some challenging behaviour and complex needs. You will be provided with full mandatory training plus service specific training around the behaviour. There’s a separate bedroom for Support Workers who are required to stay overnight. You’ll be part of a team that works flexibly on a rota, this includes lone working, working some weekends and some bank holidays. The location is easily accessible by public transport and has parking available for those Support Workers who drive. 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.

Sleep ins are paid at the rate of £30.50 per sleep in. In addition if applicable top up payments will be awarded accordingly to meet National Minimum Wage obligations.

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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.

Benefits

  • OTE £20,334.19

Requirements

  • Support Worker
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