Support Worker

D013190
£9.50 - £9.50 Per Hour
Portswood
England, Hampshire, South East England
Permanent
Closing Date: December 02, 2021
Support Worker

Support Worker / Care Assistant 
Portswood /Shirley
Full time and part time 

We are recruiting in 2 wonderful services in the Southampton area -Full time and  part time Support Workers.

In Portswood there are 8 individual supported living flats (in 1 block).  We have 6 males and 2 females that we support in their homes. The people we support have varying degrees of learning disability, 2 are also in wheelchairs and also need to be hoisted. We are looking for staff who are happy to do all aspects of personal care, supporting people  in all household tasks and activities supporting to access the community etc helping with finances.   Activities include walking, day trips, shopping, supporting to planned activities like trampolining, wheelchair dancing, music and movement day services.                                                                                                                                                  

Last but not least in Shirley we have 2 Bungalows joined together and staff team would across (3 people in each).  5 males and 1 female all with learning disabilities.  3 of which are wheelchair users and need hoisting and a lot of personal care is involved.  Activities include going to pub, swimming, bowling and going to the cinema.

Dimensions can offer free access to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) with a 24/7 helpline for advice – also available to family members and also a comprehensive wellbeing strategy and listening network.

Your rewards

  • Up to 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Free driving Lessons and your first practical and theory test paid for
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Employee perks to include discounted Cinema, shopping vouchers, holidays and days out
  • Employee Assistance helpline and support for yourself and family
  • Life Insurance pay out of 2 x your annual salary
  • Full comprehensive training scheme with opportunities to progress your career with qualifications that are nationally recognised

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.

Or If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Nicky Eccleston on 07392871285.

  • Dimensions are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support 
  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.  The organisation simply wants everyone to be fairly considered, based on merit, before all checks and risk assessments are made, so don’t be put off, apply and complete the relevant sections and discuss your personal situation confidentially at interview with the hiring manager. The information disclosed will be treated in confidence.
  • Candidates will be required to provide evidence of their identity and eligibility to work in the UK.
  • We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce
  • As users of the disability confident scheme, 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.

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.

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