Support Worker / Care Assistant
Southampton / Portswood area
Full time and part time
Full drivers licence preferred
Dimensions began supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs out of institutions, helping them lead ordinary lives in their local communities. You’ll 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.
This role will involve supporting 8 individuals in supported living flats in Spring Crescent, 1 female and 6 males with varying degrees of learning disability.
We are looking for individuals who are self-motivated, able to encourage, support and teach the people we support to do their housework, including cleaning and laundry, whilst support to shop for things they wish to buy including their clothes and food, and to prepare their meals as required. You will also teach people to maintain personal and intimate care as required, such as dressing themselves, showering/bathing, using the toilet, etc.
Shift patterns can vary on a weekly bases and will include alternate weekends.
(7am - 3pm / 2pm - 10pm / long days and alternate weekends - no nights)
All training is provided to ensure you are fully equipped to carry out your role as Support worker.
The location is easily accessible by public transport and also has parking available.
Please contact Nicky Eccleston on 07392871285 to find out more.
Dimensions can offer free access to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) with a 24/7 helpline for advice – also available to family members and also a comprehensive wellbeing strategy and listening network.
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.
Or If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Nicky Eccleston on 07392871285.