Support Worker - Outstanding benefits

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

Are you flexible enjoy a challenge and want to make a difference to someone’s life?

The Dimensions team supports adults with learning disabilities across 6 services across the Kidlington region.

We provide support to people within their own homes, the people we support have a range of interests and hobbies and enjoy getting out and about, having fun and being part of the community, taking part in a variety of activities such as bowling, swimming, watching football and cookery classes, as well as home based activities and tasks and holidays!

Due to some health needs of the people we support, we provide high level support to include personal care.

There’s a separate bedroom for Support Workers who are required to stay overnight for sleep ins and all the locations are easily accessible by public transport and parking.

Sharing in our Values:

We pride ourselves on being a values based employer. That means we believe passionately in:

Ambition- helping people be the best they can be by:

  • Setting personalised and challenging goals.
  • Teaching new skills and encouraging new experiences.

Courage - being brave enough to make a difference, by:

  • Challenging what you feel is not in the best interest of the person you are supporting.
  • Championing what they want to achieve for themselves - and helping to make it happen.
  • Helping the people we support to explore new things - and supporting them to realise what they can achieve.
  • Giving confidence to people in reaching their goals and not being afraid of new challenges.
  • Inspiring innovation and supporting the courage to be creative.

Integrity - being honest and fair in all the things we do, by:

  • Communicating clearly - adapting what you say and how you say it, so that it’s meaningful for the person you’re supporting.
  • Exercising confidentiality when dealing with vulnerable adults - for example, when managing financial and personal details.

Partnership - working with other people to make a bigger difference, by:

  • Understanding the varying needs and requirements of people with disabilities.
  • Developing positive working relationships with those involved in Dimensions – including those we support, their families and carers, your internal colleagues and external agencies.
  • Working as part of a team.

Respect - treating everyone fairly and knowing that everyone’s voice is important, by:

  • Sharing our commitment to Equal Opportunities for all.
  • Treating all people with dignity and respect.

Those are the qualities that you’ll need to join the team - they’re beliefs shared by everyone who works with us.

If you think this is the right role for you, come and make a difference to people’s lives, every working day

Apply now

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.

If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Lyn Reynolds on 07795496621 or email jessica.pike@dimensions-uk.org

  • Dimensions are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support
  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions
  • Candidates will be required to provide evidence of their identity and eligibility to work in the UK.
  • We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce
  • As users of the disability confident scheme, 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

Benefits

  • OTE £22,009.49

Requirements

  • Support Worker
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