Support Worker Waking Nights

D013257
£9.50 - £9.50 Per Hour
Portsmouth
England, Hampshire, South East England
Permanent
Closing Date: December 08, 2021
Support Worker Waking Nights

Support Workers needed in Portsmouth - PO1 & PO4 areas. We are looking for full time and part time Waking Night Support Workers in Portsmouth. All training provided and we will support you to gain further qualifications.

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 5 ladies and 2 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 mix 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.

In the second service, you will be working with two sociable gentleman in their own home who have physical disabilities and require mobility support. You'll support throughout the night to ensure they are comfortable, support with physical and emotional reassurance when they are awake. You will monitor and respond to any assistive alarms calls, housework, including cleaning and laundry. You'll keep some written records using IT systems, including the updating of support plans, incident logs and health and safety records. 

We want you to develop professionally as a Support Worker. This means you are expected to get involved and contribute in meetings, work towards gaining work qualifications, attend training courses and be willing to learn new things and ways of working.

Shift Patterns:
10pm - 7am - 8:30am. (To 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 is a member of the Great Places To Work programme 2019 - 2021.

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 advice.
  • Employee wellbeing strategy and listening network promoting mental health support.

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

“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.”

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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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