Support Worker SO16

D012666
£9.21 Per Hour
Southampton
England, Hampshire, South East England
Permanent
Closing Date: October 18, 2021
Support Worker SO16

Support Worker / Care Assistant 
Southampton - SO16 

Hourly rate - £9.21 
Hours - 37.5 

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.

We are looking for caring Support Workers within Southampton to work across two bungalows supporting 5 gentleman. The gentlemen enjoy going to the pub, going swimming, bowling and trips to the cinema. You will support the gentleman to shop for things they wish to buy including their clothes and food, and to prepare their meals as required. You will support people with their personal and intimate care which includes supporting people to use the toilet, dress themselves, eat and drink etc. You will have to keep some written records, using IT systems as required to help you, including support plans, financial info and health and safety records.
You would need to be able and willing to wear all necessary PPE (personal protective equipment) such as surgical facemasks, gloves and aprons as required by Dimensions policies. 

Shift patterns will vary weekly and work around the people we support including 7am -3pm/2pm - 10pm/sleep-ins and alternate weekends (to be discussed at interview).

For further information, please contact Nicky on 07392 871285.

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 list of rewards can be found in the job description attached. 

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 in one of our offices using assistive technology.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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