Support Worker

D013234
£9.50 Per Hour
Houghton Regis
England, East of England, Bedfordshire
Part Time
Closing Date: December 06, 2021
Support Worker

Support Worker - Houghton Regis
Hourly rate - £9.50 per hour
Hours - 22.5 hours per week.

About the role

The Dimensions team supports two men living in their own home within a small complex of five individual homes. They enjoy a variety of activities including basketball, snooker, bowling, trains and going to the zoo. One of the men also has a voluntary job in a community cafe run by people with learning disabilities.

You will be required to work flexibly on a rota, the shift pattern is 7:30-3, 10:30-4 and 2:30-10. Sleep ins are not currently required. The location is easily accessible by public transport and parking is available.

“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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