Support Worker

D013567
£9.60 - £9.60 Per Hour
Watford
England, South East England, Buckinghamshire
Permanent
Closing Date: January 24, 2022
Support Worker

New month, new beginnings, new start. Dimensions is looking for people who are ready to start the New Year with new intentions and a new focus! We are looking for a part time Support Worker in Watford £9.60 per hour. A Full UK/EU driving licence and have access to a car is essential for this role.

Job role:

The successful applicant will be supporting a gentleman in his 30s who lives in his own place in the Watford area. At Dimensions we support adults with learning disabilities and autism. 

As a Support Worker, you will make a real difference to this gentleman's life. You would assist him with personal care (washing his hair) and meal preparation including meals to be home cooked for him and introducing new foods into his diet. Your support would need to be creative to motivate him to maintain his own place and to distract him away from his love of watching You Tube videos.

He has an interest in trains and model railways clubs. He often enjoys going to York to the railway museum, going to theme parks, the zoo, coffee shops and often gets tickets to all his favoutive tv shows!

Shift pattern:

Shift patterns are divided into two; 10am - 9pm four days a week for the big days out. The other three days are 10am - 2pm and 6pm - 10pm, weekends and bank holidays are included in the working pattern. This role will not involve sleep ins or waking nights.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary.
  • 30 days annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays), rising to 35 days.
  • Pensions, including a money purchase scheme with employee and employer contributions.
  • A generous sick pay scheme.
  • The opportunity of flexible working.
  • 10% enhancement for working overtime.
  • Paid training with financial bonuses for completion of awards and diplomas.

A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached.

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  • 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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