Support Worker

D013665
£9.50 Per Hour
Keynsham
England, South West England, Bristol
Permanent
Closing Date: January 25, 2022
Support Worker

Support Worker - Social Care 

Location; Keynsham, Bristol 

Salary: £9.50 per hour plus £37 per night for sleep-in shifts. 

Full time (37.5 hours per week) or part time hours available. 

Dimensions is a well established, not for profit Social Care organisation supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism. At Dimensions, our vision is simply 'Better lives for more people' - the people we support, their families and our dedicated colleagues who are so committed to making their lives better are at the heart of everything we do. We have been voted as a 'Great place to work' by our colleagues for 3 years consecutively. 

About the role: 

We are looking for compassionate Support Workers to provide person-centred support in the Keynsham area. We support 3 ladies and 6 gentlemen in a registered care home. We support them with indoor activities such as baking, cooking, puzzles, video -chats, movie nights, pamper days and arts & crafts. We also take them to their health appointments, visiting family & friends, super market shopping and going out for walks. You will often help people wash and dress, eat healthy, and enjoy their daily activities as much as possible making this a varied and fun role. As we are a values based organisation, we don't require any experience or qualifications. If your background is in retail or hospitality, or you are a student looking for flexible hours or a parent returning to work after a break, you are more than welcome to apply. We will take care of your training and bring you up to speed. 

Why Dimensions?

We take your health and wellbeing seriously. We have small close knit teams that allows you to work in one location and build strong working relationships with the people we support as well as our staff team. As a colleague, your have access to an app called 'My Healthy Advantage'. The app features a weekly mood tracker, a range of 4 week health plans, mini health checks and even a live chat service for those who prefer to communicate by typing rather than talking to someone. Alongside our outstanding benefits, we offer an excellent training programme lasting 12 weeks to help you gain the best footing in the industry. You will be paid as normal during training. We also help you learn to drive by covering 50% of the cost to learn driving. We understand that you have a life outside of work so we offer flexible shift patterns and hours to suit your lifestyle.

For more information on our benefits and rewards, click on this link: https://www.dimensionscareers.co.uk/colleague-benefits

Apply now

If being a Support Worker sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. 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, send your CV to ramya.giri@dimensions-uk.org

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.

Other Organisations may call this: Community Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care Worker, Social Care Assistant or, Bank HCA, Healthcare Assistant or Carer.

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