Support Worker / Care Assistant
Portsmouth - PO4
Full time and part time available
Days and nights available
Full training provided and support to obtain your Health care certificate and further qualifications!
Dimensions is one of the country’s largest not-for-profit organisations supporting people with learning difficulties, autism, behaviours of distress 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.
We are recruiting across two services -
One service involves you working in a large team, where we support seven people with various disabilities and high health needs. We support five ladies and two gentlemen to live the life they choose. They enjoy going out and about for walks. love listening to music, watching TV, teddies and chocolate - who doesn't! There is a mixture of communication levels within the house and a lot of manual handling is involved - wheelchair users and hoisting. They also need full support with household tasks and personal care.
The second service involves working with two gentleman in their own home and they have physical disabilities and require mobility support. You will help them to shop for things they wish to buy including their clothes and food, preparing their meals as required, whilst helping, encouraging, supporting and teaching the people we support to do their housework, including cleaning and laundry. They are both sociable gents who like various activities including watching wrestling, going to football and gigs, going out for meals and getting out in mobility vehicle. You will also support with personal care.
Shift Patterns - shifts can vary on a weekly basis to work around the people we support.
For example - 7am - 3pm / 2:30pm - 10pm / long days - 7am - 7pm / sleep Ins, alternate weekends and bank holidays. (These will be discussed at interview).
For further information, please contact Ronnie on 07392 867106.
Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.
“Other organisations may call this role Community Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care Worker, Social Care Assistant or, Bank HCA, Healthcare Assistant or Carer.”
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.