Support Worker Waking Nights

D015319
£10.56 Per Hour
Weymouth
England, South West England, Dorset
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: June 24, 2022
Support Worker Waking Nights

Dimensions are currently recruiting for Waking Night Support Workers to join our friendly teams in Weymouth where we support adults who have learning disabilities and /or autism.

Dimensions Support Workers do not need prior experience in Health Care or Social Care roles as full training is given.

We are happy to offer Full or Part Time Contracts to suit your lifestyle.

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)
  • 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

This role enjoys a great mixture of team work and one-to-one time with the people we support, allowing Support Workers to enjoy a supportive team atmosphere while also building fantastic relationships with the people we support.

The people we support choose what they want to do with their day, part of your role as a Support Worker will be to promote and encourage this.

Waking Nights Support Workers may be involved with include:

  • 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.

Dimensions is a values-based employer, when looking for candidates:

  • We do not need you to have prior experience as full training is given
  • We want you to be happy to work within our values of ambition, courage, integrity, partnership and respect
  • We know that you make a real difference to the lives of the people we support and their loved ones.

For more information about the service and people we support, please contact Kirsty on 07715 634291.

About us:

Dimensions is about people. We are ambitious for the people we support and our colleagues. We want the people we support to have fulfilling lives and we want our colleagues to have great careers with us.

This role requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure, which will be obtained for you by Dimensions.

Dimensions is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. Dimensions are Disability Confident Committed and we guarantee to interview all applicants who let us know they have a disability and meet the minimum essential criteria for this role.

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