Support Worker

D013215
£9.50 - £9.50 Per Hour
Southbourne
England, South West England, Dorset
Permanent
Closing Date: December 06, 2021
Support Worker

Support Worker
Southbourne / Kinson 
Full time, Part time or Relief- 0 - 37.5 hours 
Full Driving Licence essential 

Why work for Dimensions?

  • Guaranteed employment with up to 37.5 hours per week 
  • £9.50 per hour/  £18,575.94 per annum
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme available
  • Full training paid for
  • Free enhanced DBS check
  • Know someone who can make a difference? Get them to apply and earn yourself up to £500
  • Monthly pay
  • Access to award winning career pathway programme
  • Within the first 12 weeks of working with us, we’ll provide you with a full induction and training program whilst supporting you to complete the Care Certificate.

About the role

You would be supporting adults with learning disabilities who live in their own homes in either Southbourne or Kinson.

Southbourne (Male or Female worker)

This role will involve supporting three gentlemen in their 50s who live together in their own home. No two days will be the same, one day you might be out bowling or swimming, the next could be a sensory session or some baking and then off to the shops.

You will support with all aspects of day to day life including personal care, household chores, and increasing independence. Two of the gentleman use wheelchairs therefore a fair bit of manual handling will be involved and full support with personal care. It is a really busy service to work in, so you will be working in a team of 3-4 Support Workers whilst adhere to our policies, procedures and standards as published. Keep information about the people we support, colleagues and the company confidential. In addition, be able and willing to wear all necessary PPE (personal protective equipment) such as surgical facemasks, gloves and aprons as required by Dimensions policies.

Shift patterns will vary weekly and work around the people we support these can include 7.30am -14.30pm, 14.30pm – 21.30pm, 08.00-20.30, alternate weekends and bank holidays (to be discussed at interview).

Kinson (Female workers only)

This role involves supporting a lady in her 60's who lives on her own. She enjoys spending time in her car and going on road trips as well as music, tea parties, time in the garden and balloon play. 

You will support with all aspects of day to day life including personal care, household chores, and increasing independence. There is an element of lone working during the morning and evenings but the majority of the day you will be working alongside another member of the team whilst adhere to our policies, procedures and standards as published. Keep information about the people we support, colleagues and the company confidential. 
In addition, be able and willing to wear all necessary PPE (personal protective equipment) such as surgical facemasks, gloves and aprons as required by Dimensions policies.

Shift patterns will vary weekly and work around the people we support these can include 7.00am -13.00pm, 13.00pm – 20.00pm, 10.00-17.00, alternate weekends and bank holidays. Hours outside of 10.00-17.00 will be lone working (to be discussed at interview).

If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Sam Hicks on 07393460762.

Requirements:

  • Full UK or EU driving licence 
  • "Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010"

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  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, 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

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