Support Worker

D012482
£9.27 Per Hour
Bournemouth
England, South West England, Dorset
Permanent
Closing Date: October 03, 2021
Support Worker

Support Worker 
Female 
Bournemouth - BH10 
Full time and Floating Support available 

We are recruiting for amazing Support Workers in Bournemouth.
Whether you have experience or not, we will help support you to reach your full potential by providing you with all the necessary training, guidance and support you need to complete your care certificate and further qualifications.          

This role involves you supporting in a bungalow where a lovely lady and gentleman live. You will be supporting the lady into the community by using public transport to support with her shopping, going around charity shops and guide and encourage her to take up new activities. She loves her teddies and all things sensory including beads and brightly coloured plastic shapes. The gentlman has a gret sense of humour and likes going out in cars and going for walks. He also enjoys a trip to the local pubs and will use his own sign to communicate. He likes having someone to read his books with and likes to experiment with food, so if you enjoy cooking, I am sure you will busy in the kitchen cooking up something special.
They have learning disabilities, autism and epilepsy, therefore will require support with household chores including the cleaning, meal prep and also with personal care. She has mobility difficulties and uses a walking frame at home and a wheelchair in the community.
The successful candidate will need to have lots of patience, a positive attitude and determination.

Shift Patterns will very throughout the week and rotas are planned up to 4-6 weeks in advance. 
Shift can be between 8am - 9pm (For example, 7am - 2:30pm / 2pm - 9pm)

For more information about the service and people we support, please contact Sharon on 0794312961.

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

"Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010." 

About you

We believe anyone has the potential be a great support worker, no matter your background, as long as you share our values; respect, partnership, courage, ambition and integrity – that’s why we recruit based on values and not skills or experience. For more information on our values based recruitment click here

Your rewards

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

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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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