Support Worker -Part time

D011664
£8.91 - £8.91 Per Hour
Lincoln
England, East Midlands, Lincolnshire
Part Time
Closing Date: July 28, 2021
Support Worker -Part time

Support Worker - Lincoln
Hourly rate - £8.91 per hour
Hours - 16 per week

The ideal candidate will be a driver as the people we support have their own vehicle and you will be expected to drive this as part of your role.

About the role

We are looking for two people to join our team, you will be supporting three gentlemen and two women aged between 44 and 82 within a supported living service in Lincoln on a part time basis (16 hrs per week).

You will work as part of a four week rolling rota which will include a variety of shifts including morning, afternoon, evening and sleep-in shifts, this will also include weekend working. The shifts that are available are :

Staff 1:

Week 1 :              Week 2:                   Week 3                                     Week 4

Monday 8-3        Friday 8-3                Monday 8-4.30                       Wednesday 8-3.30

Tuesday 2-9        Saturday 2-7.30     Thursday 3-10.30 sleep in      Saturday 1.30-10.30 sleep in

                                                               Friday 7.30-10 am                   Sunday 7.30-10 am

 Staff 2:

Week 1 :                 Week 2                                 Week 3                                Week 4

Monday 2-7.30     Friday 3-10.30 sleep in      Thursday 8-3                        Monday 7.30-12

Tuesday 8-4           Saturday 7.30-2                  Sunday 4-10.30 sleep in     Thursday 10-5.30

                                                                                                                               Friday 8-5

You will be joining an established team and we are looking for people who are good motivator’s and are enthusiastic, at times there will be aspects of lone working. The people we support have a variety of needs and require support with personal care, administering medication, cooking, cleaning, attending appointments and social activities. The people we support enjoy participating in crafts, going to the cinema, walking, going to the pub and going on short breaks. Although there is no direct moving and handling within this service you will be required to push wheelchairs and use an electric bath seat aid.

There is an expectation to complete training on-line using the ‘Learning Connect’ system. There is also an expectation that you will be confident in using a tablet/laptop as all of our compliance and daily records are on-line.

Benefits

We are passionate about investing in your training and career development. Our training covers essential skills and knowledge to provide support in line with the Care Certificate.

 Alongside our generous benefits package, we give you:

  • Training Programme including Care Certificate - delivered by Skills for Care endorsed ‘’Centre of Excellence’’
  • Access to Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship worth over £3,000.
  • Career development opportunities with access to our award winning Aspire programme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7 helpline for advise
  • Employee wellbeing strategy and listening network promoting mental health support.
     

A full llist of rewards can be found in the job description attached. 

About us

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places to Work Programme, 2019 and 2020. At Dimensions, you will have 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.

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.

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role and if applicable an overseas DBS check, 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. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150 or email applications@dimensions-uk.org 
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

 

 

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