Support Worker Waking Night

£13.41 Per Hour
England, South West England, Dorset
Permanent, Part Time
Hours per week: 22.0
Closing Date: July 19, 2024
Support Worker Waking Night

Support Workers, Waking Nights - Weymouth

£13.41 per hour

Part-Time (22 hours per week)

Dimensions are looking for caring Waking Night Support Workers in Weymouth to support 3 people throughout the night, ensuring the appropriate support is given in line the risk assessment and support plan whist also carrying out a number of key allocated tasks

The role may involve tasks such as:

  • Carrying out “keeping safe checks” at regular intervals to ensure the people we support are safe and comfortable.
  • Ensure that the environment is clean and sanitary.
  • You will keep written records, using IT systems as required to help you including support plans, incident log and health and safety records.
  • Creating a calm therapeutic environment for the people we support.
  • Supporting people to make the most of their late evenings / nights when they wish to
  • Provide personal care when required.

The three people we support have learning disabilities and staff will be required to complete personal care tasks with the people we support. You will receive training in how to communicate in different ways such as pictures on a tablet, or Makaton sign language.

Come and join our team. Support Workers will work 2 night shifts per week (20.00-07.00) with one shift a week on weekends on alternate weeks.

Benefits for Support Workers working with Dimensions include:

  • A competitive payrate with uplift for overtime you chose to work
  • ?Flexible shift patterns to suit your needs
  • 30 days paid Annual Leave (including public holidays – pro rata)
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Supported ‘Learn to Drive’ scheme (up to 30 driving lessons, 1 theory/practical test - all paid for by us)
  • We offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday. 
  • High Street Discounts – Retail and Entertainment (supermarkets, hospitality, pubs, cinema etc.)
  • Life Assurance and Company Pension
  • Industry leading training
  • Enhanced DBS paid for by us

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  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, 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.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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