Support Worker

£9.50 Per Hour
Hythe Kent
England, South East England, Kent
Closing Date: January 21, 2022
Support Worker

New Year, new career - are you looking for a rewarding career and wanting to make a difference? Or are you looking for some extra work at the weekends? Dimensions is looking for thoughtful, caring and inspiring people to join our team of Support Workers in Hythe, Kent. Our lovely Support Workers at Dimensions are making dreams come true everyday!

You would support people live life to the fullest. We have full time, part time and relief contracts available on a pay rate of £9.50 per hour with enhanced over time pay, fantastic benefits such as learning to drive scheme, refer a friend rewards and fully paid training on the job.

Dimensions is supporting one gentleman with cerebral palsy in his own home. He requires personal care and uses a wheelchair and hoists so candidates must be comfortable with physical support. He absolutely loves getting out and about, keeping busy and trying new things. He loves visiting the pub (his favourite drink is a Guinness!) and it's really important that his team of Support Workers are proactive in keeping him busy and engaged. He does not communicate verbally so candidates must be patient, willing to build a relationship with him and have exceptional drive to keep him occupied. 

The team work on a rotational basis and the shifts are 12.5 hours during the day and 12.5 hours overnight (the team do the long day to better support the gentleman and his desire to be out and about). 

For more information about the service and people we support, please contact Emma Twist on 07903550057 or please click apply at the bottom to submit a short application.

Candidates must hold a full UK driving licence to be considered for this position as the gentleman has his own support vehicle which you will be expected to drive.

If you would like to be our next Hero, we would love to hear from you. 

Why work for Dimensions?

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 excellent training & qualifications programme, we also offer: 

  • Work in one location that helps you to build meaningful working relationships.
  • Free enhanced DBS check.
  • Access to award winning Aspire career development programme.
  • Recommend a friend reward of £500.
  • Up to 35 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays).

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

Want to apply for this role?

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Please click on the button below to complete the application process.  Please note that we will try to review and shortlist all applications as we receive them and respond as quickly as possible. 

  • 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.

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