Support Worker / Care Assistant
Southampton - SO14
Full time and part time
ALL TRAINING PROVIDED
We are recruiting for amazing Support Workers in Southampton.
Dimensions is an award winning, life changing, not-for-profit charity which promotes independence for every individual. We pride ourselves on being a values-based employer and if you are looking for a career in care – there couldn’t be anything more rewarding.
Whether you have experience or not, we will help support you to reach your full potential by providing you with all the necessary training, guidance and support you need to complete your care certificate and further qualifications.
This role will involve supporting 5 people in their home in Southampton. (3 gentleman and 2 ladies aged between late 40s - 70s). You will support and encourage them to complete all house hold chores and take part in the activities they love most. This includes supporting with doing the gardening, trips to the beach, pub, local cafe and going shopping.
You will also support them to maintain relationships with the friends and family, and hopefully support them to go on holiday in the near future.
They have various disabilities including down syndrome and may display behaviours which challenge. A part of your role will be to encourage and support with all levels of personal care - Bathing, showering, toilet and shaving, and to also feel comfortable with pushing the people we support in their wheelchairs in the community.
Shift Patterns - 7:30am - 3pm / 10:30am - 6pm / 2:30pm - 10pm / Alternate weekends.
For more information about the service and people we support, please contact Ronnie on 07392 867106 (Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm).
Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.
A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached