Support Worker - Male

D012314
£9.00 - £9.00 Per Hour
Darlington
England, North East England, County Durham
Part Time
Closing Date: September 17, 2021
Support Worker - Male

Support Workers – Male
Part Time / 16-32 Hours
Darlington
Driver Is Essential

Do you consider yourself to be a thoughtful, patient and encouraging person? Do you want to provide life changing support to people with learning disabilities and autism in the Darlington area? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

About the role

We are looking for male Support Workers to join our friendly team in Darlington where we have a range of part-time contracts available from 16-32 hours per week.

You will be supporting people with learning disabilities and/or autism with daily living tasks such as personal care, laundry, meal preparation and medication administration and also assisting them to participate in the activities they enjoy, which could include walking, going for drives in the car, sensory activities and maintaining relationships with the people they care about.

Shifts can vary depending on the person you are supporting but we’re ultimately looking for people who are able to work a range of shifts on a flexible working rota that covers days, nights, weekends and a share of bank holidays.  

We recruit based on values so whilst previous experience is always welcome, it’s certainly not essential. Full training and support are provided to enable you to succeed in your role and to obtain any qualifications that may be required.  

To be considered for this opportunity you need to hold a full UK / EU driving licence.

"Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010."
 

Your rewards

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.

To find out how you will be rewarded for your hard work and dedication, please see the attached job description for a full list of employee benefits.

At Dimensions we’re proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places to Work programme 2019.

 

Apply now

You can find out more about the role and Dimensions via the attached job description and person specification.

If you have any further questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Angela on 07770 478 136.

To apply, please click on the button below.

Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and interviews will be held until the posts are filled.

  • 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 our recruitment communications

 

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