Support Worker

D013112
£9.60 - £9.60 Per Hour
St Albans
England, East of England, Hertfordshire
Part Time
Closing Date: December 01, 2021
Support Worker

Support Worker - St Albans                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Driver essential
Hourly rate - £9.60 per hour
21 Hours per week

About the role

Dimensions is looking for caring Support Workers at St Albans to support a gentleman in his own home. The support required from the staff team is minimal and mainly staff are involved with assisting with activities and taking part in this gentlemans interests including cars, technology, cinema, animals (enjoys going to the zoo) and gardening- he even has his own allotment! 

The support staff are required to prompt with his personal care but he is independent and mobile to complete his own personal care. 

We have a happy and relaxed atmosphere with fun and games. You will be given ongoing support and leadership from the management team.

Staff at the service work a pattern of shifts including earlies (8am-14:40pm), lates (14:30pm-10pm) and sleep ins (Sleep ins are paid at the rate of £37 per sleep in)

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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