Support Worker

D012301
£9.27 Per Hour
Bournemouth
England, South West England, Dorset
Permanent, Part Time
Closing Date: September 16, 2021
Support Worker

 Support Worker - Bournemouth
Hourly rate - £9.27 per hour
Hours - 20 - 37.5 hours per week

About the role

We are looking for dymanic Support Workers for 2 of our services in the Poole area. Both gentleman live in their own bungalows, "John" is in his 40s and "Peter" is in his 50s, both have Autism and learning disabilities, and have behaviours that present as challenging.

Both gentleman have very similar interests, they love music, long drives in their cars, and going for walks. "Peter" is a bit quieter and likes to have his own space. "John" is a bit more bubbly and you'll know when he's awake! He also likes going for a bike ride and having a bit of a kick about with the football. We are trying to encourage both to gain more independence through involvement in housework and gardening, but also meal prep.

Shift patterns will vary weekly and work around the people we support including 7.30am - 2.30pm/2.30pm - 10pm/Long days 7am - 10pm/Waking Nights and alternate weekends (to be discussed at interview).

Full Driving Licence essential, however non-drivers will be considered for Waking Night vacancies.

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.


About you

Successful candidates will work well with the people we support with a person centered approach. No previous experience necessary.


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. 


About us

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.. 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.

 

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. 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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