Support Worker

D012323
£10.02 - £10.02 Per Hour
Weymouth
England, South West England, Dorset
Permanent
Closing Date: September 22, 2021
Support Worker

Looking for a varied and exciting work place? Look no further!

Support Worker 
Weymouth
Full-time - 37.5 hours
Full Driving Licence essential 

About the role

Dimensions is looking for caring Support Workers in Weymouth to support a gentleman in his own home. He loves doing activities, going to the shop, going for a walk, going swimming, bike riding, once things start to open back up he'll go back to going sailing and going out for lunch or dinner. Being comfortable supporting him in the water is essential. He loves helping with the housework, and being encouraged to help with the cooking. 

This role includes prompting with personal care, and has behaviours of distress when anxious or his routine is impacted.

The shift pattern for this service is long days 7.30am-10pm/7.30am-10pm followed by sleep-in and alternate weekends (to be discussed at interview).

For more information about this role, please call Leon on 0300 303 9019

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 members of the Great Places to Work Programme, 2019 and 2020. 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 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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