Support Worker

D013232
£9.50 - £9.50 Per Hour
Yateley
England, Hampshire, South East England
Permanent
Closing Date: December 09, 2021
Support Worker

We are recruiting for Support Workers to join our team in Yateley (GU46) on full time contracts of 37.5 hours per week, the rate of pay is £9.50 per hour with up to 30 days of paid annual leave per year.   

Dimensions are one of the country’s largest not-for-profit organisations supporting people with learning difficulties, autism, behaviours of distress and complex needs and we are driven by our five company values of Respect, Ambition, Courage, Integrity and Partnership.  People with learning disabilities and their families are at the heart of everything we do and we are looking for people who share our values and can support someone to have the life they want to live.

The role will involve working in a large environment where we support around 50 people aged between 20 & 60 in their own homes. They have a mixture of disabilities, both mental and physical, however they are all independent and require minimal support. As their support worker you will go from home to home supporting with daily post and paperwork, preparing meals, some personal care, shopping and emotional support. You will also support with household chores and help them get out into the community where they like to go for walks, go for coffee or visit local places of interest. Some of them use electric wheelchairs to get out and about and there will be some lone working involved (1:1 support).

Shift patterns van be varied as we allocate shifts according to the requirements of the people we support. Some example shifts are: 7am - 9pm, 7am - 3pm, 2pm - 10pm, alternate weekends. The rota will be discussed in more detail at interview.  

Dimensions are a leading social care provider in England and Wales, supporting people with learning disabilities and autism and we are proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.

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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
  • As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

We welcome applications from support workers / care assistants / healthcare assistants / care workers / carers

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