Support Worker

D013662
£9.50 - £9.50 Per Hour
Wallingford
England, South East England, Oxfordshire
Permanent
Closing Date: January 25, 2022
Support Worker

Support Worker -  Wallingford 

Full time, part time and bank hours available

Salary: £9.50 per hour and 10% enhancement for overtime. 

Full training and qualifications 

About the role: 

We are looking for kind Support Workers to provide person-centred support in the historic town of Wallingford. The service is a 20 min drive from Pangbourne and 10 min drive from Didcot. We support 6 people, a mix of gents and ladies in 2 bungalows which are next door to each other within an estate. The people we support are an active bunch, who like to go out on walks, enjoy meals out, cooking, baking, arts and crafts. They have weekly art therapy sessions in the house. In the summer, they enjoy sitting out in their shared garden and having a natter over tea and biscuits. You will join a staff team which are lovely, flexible and supportive. 

If you are in retail or hospitality, looking for a change, student looking for flexible hours or a parent returning to work, you don't need to have a background in care, we provide you with fully paid training and qualifications. We currently have day time hours covering a wide range of shifts, Waking Nights and Weekend only shifts available on a full time, part time and bank hours. 

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 excellent training & qualifications programme, we also offer: 

  • Training time paid for
  • Close-knit supportive team with excellent internal communication and regular team meetings
  • Wellness programme
  • No uniform and work in one location that helps you  build meaningful working relationships
  • Free enhanced DBS check
  • Work place pension
  • Access to award winning Aspire career development programme
  • Employee recognition awards
  • Upto 35 days annual leave
  • Monthly pay on a set date
  • Paid shadow shifts
  • Regular monthly review, appraisals and feedback
  • £200 refer a friend bonus. 

About us: 

Dimensions is one of the very few social care organisations to be members of the Great Place to Work Programme. We provide fully paid 12 week structured training programme and Care Certificate on completion. You can get access to further qualifications on passing probation and access to our award winning career development programme. 

If you are thinking about Support Work as a career option, this would be a great opportunity for you to learn on the job whilst helping people we support. 

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. Alternatively, please send your CV to ramya.giri@dimensions-uk.org

  • 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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