Support Worker

D013140
£9.10 - £9.10 Per Hour
Houghton Regis
England, East of England, Bedfordshire
Permanent
Closing Date: November 26, 2021
Support Worker

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Support Worker - Houghton Regis
Hourly rate - £9.10 per hour
Hours - 37.5 hours per week.

About the role

The Dimensions team are looking for Support Workers to work with two gentleman in their own flat. In our supported living services, you can expect to support with their activities such as walking, gardening, playing music and playing the keyboard. All of our supporting services are very personalised and you would be required to support people with full personal care (including pad changes).

Shift patterns will vary weekly and work around the people we support including 7am -3pm/2pm - 10pm/sleep-ins 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.”

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. 

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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