Support Worker

D012395
£9.66 - £9.66 Per Hour
Bury St Edmunds
England, East of England, Suffolk
Permanent
Closing Date: September 23, 2021
Support Worker

We’re all here to make a positive difference to people with learning disabilities and/or autism in Suffolk. Here at Dimensions we are looking for dedicated individuals to join our Support Worker team in Bury St Edmund’s, Suffolk.

Why join us?

  • Full-time, Part-time and relief contracts available.
  • £9.66 per hour plus £37 per sleep in’s
  • 30 days annual leave pro-rata (including bank holidays) and if that wasn’t enough we increase it by a day a year
  • All work and no play is not fun, You can save with discounts off your favourite shops, restaurants and great days out
  • Getting to work is an expensive business, save 50% towards the cost of learning to drive (30 driving lessons, one theory and one practical test included). Once you’re on the road, you can enjoy our 10% discount at Halfords perk!
  • Whether you're buying your first home, moving house, purchasing a property to let, or re-mortgaging for a better deal, we can help you save money (Fee-Free Impartial Mortgage Advice)
  • A 24 Hour Employee Assistance programme for you and your family members.
  • Long Service Awards, Life Assurance and Pension scheme.
  • Great Induction and training opportunities including the Care Certificate, and Diploma in Health & Social Care.
  • Dimensions is proud to be one of the very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places To Work programme 2021.

About the role:

In Bury St Edmunds we support one gentleman in his own home to live an inclusive independent life. The house is staffed 24 hours a day with a variety of shift patterns to meet the needs of the people living there, including a sleep in.

We are looking for new team members to share a person's day; being inspired to offer and engage with fun and varied activities such as day trips, swimming, dance lessons, cooking, going out for lunch, seeing friends and any other educational and leisure based activities people are interested in trying,

Part of your role will be to support people with their day to day lives, including support with personal care, emotional care, preparing and eating meals, financial support, attending appointments and having fun! Support is provided in line with our core values of Ambition, Courage, Integrity, Partnership and Respect.

A knowledge of learning disabilities and autism an advantage, however a full training package will be offered to enable you to carry out your role.

Dimensions exists to help each person we support to live a fulfilling life, to be equal in society and to be active in his or her local community. That’s a big deal. It means being able to have choice and control in life. It means choosing to go out or to stay in, making friends and having relationships, finding and developing skills and interests. It also means managing a home, voting, staying healthy and being able to pursue employment or volunteering opportunities. If you think you can help the people we support get more from life, we want to hear from you. 

Apply now:

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. So if you would like to be a part of our team and if you feel that your values match ours, please apply by clicking the button below - upload your CV and we will be in touch. You could soon be making a positive difference every day.

If you want more information or just an informal chat about Dimensions and the roles we have available – please contact Rosie on 0300 303 9150.

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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 in one of our offices using assistive technology.
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