Support Worker

£9.20 Per Hour
England, East of England, Suffolk
Closing Date: December 01, 2021
Support Worker

Support Worker

Ipswich, Suffolk

£9.20 per hour

Permanent/ Full time or part time roles available 

Positions available 

  • Full time- 37.5 hours per week
  • Part time- 30 hours per week
  • Waking nights - 10 hours per week (Sundays only)

We are recruiting for two services in the Ipswich area.

Why join us?

  • 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!
  • 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 our services:

One service in Ipswich is to support three gentleman in their 20’s. We are looking for Support workers who will enjoy sharing activities with the person we support such as walks, in house activities, sensory, 1-1 time, drives out, eating out, cinema's and many more.  The staff team support them with full personal care and meal preparation.We have a lively atmosphere with a team of three-four Support Workers. This is not a lone working service and you would be joining a region who give ongoing support and leadership from the management team including mental health. 

If one fabulous service wasn’t enough! We are also recruiting for another supported living service in Ipswich. We're looking for someone who is passionate about supporting adults to increase their independent living skills whilst facilitating positive community participation. This is an excellent opportunity for an energetic and resilient person to join a support team working with three gentleman who love to be active and socialable. The team are looking for support workers who can take part and help with their activities such as badminton, going on walks, tennis and swimming. You will support in developing and understanding emotions, develop effective ways to communicate, help with shopping and household chores. 

Some of our services require candidates who hold a full UK/EU driving licence

Shift patterns will vary weekly and work around the people we support including 7am -3pm/2pm - 10pm/ waking nights and alternate weekends (to be discussed at interview).

“Other organisations may call this role Community Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care Worker, Social Care Assistant or, Bank HCA, Healthcare Assistant or Carer.”

Apply now

  • 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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