Support Worker

D013973
£9.50 - £9.50 Per Hour
Colchester
England, East of England, Essex
Permanent
Closing Date: February 16, 2022
Support Worker

Are you the sort of person who treats others with respect, listens to their needs, understands their emotions, and is warm, kind and honest, then adult social care could be the career for you.

Dimensions is a leading social care provider in England and Wales, supporting people with learning disabilities and autism

Support Worker/ Colchester/ Full time/ £9.50 per hour

We are looking for Support Workers to support individuals in Colchester, Essex in a great location with fantastic benefits.  You don’t need experience as full training is given.  We offer a great team environment and competitive pay rates.  You will be friendly and approachable and support individuals to have a great life with excellent outcomes.

As a support worker you will support with activities such as jigsaw puzzles, looking at trains on the computer, art and crafts, drawing, playing games, multi-gym, yoga, playing the WII, college, shopping, life skills and music sessions. We require staff that are able to engage with the people we support in a fun and energetic way whilst taking the time to teach them new skills.

We will be looking for staff who are reliable with shifts and hours, shifts will include weekend work as well as in the week, and shifts can start from 07:00 with the latest shifts finishing at 22:00.

This is a really exciting opportunity to support young adults with moving into their own home and teaching them life skills to become more independent.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity, apply today.

Full UK driving licence essential

Your rewards

  • 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.
  • Sleep-in payments of £37.00 available in addition to basic pay. 
  • 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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“Other organisations may call this role Community Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care Worker, Social Care Assistant or, Bank HCA, Healthcare Assistant or Carer.”

  • 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.

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