Support Worker

£9.50 Per Hour
England, East of England, Bedfordshire
Closing Date: February 01, 2022
Support Worker

A career in social care offers long-term employment prospects, with opportunity for promotion and progression as well as job security.

Support Worker - Luton
Hourly rate - £9.50 per hour

Dimensions are looking for a Support Worker to join our team in Luton and the surrounds.

About the role

This is a challenging and demanding role that requires you to draw on your compassion, resilience and a non-judgemental attitude. You will need a sound understanding of risk management and the ability to maintain appropriate structures and boundaries. 

You will be supporting people with learning disabilities and/or autism with daily living tasks such as personal care, laundry, meal preparation and medication administration and also assisting them to participate in the activities they enjoy, which could include walking, going for drives in the car, sensory activities and maintaining relationships with the people they care about.

Dimensions are looking for the following qualities in a Support Worker;

  • Proactive and dynamic professional
  • Energetic, self starter and a good communicator
  • Have had previous experience of working with people with learning disabilities and/or behaviours of distress 
  • Good organisational skills

Shifts can vary depending on the person you are supporting but we’re ultimately looking for people who are able to work a range of shifts on a flexible working rota that covers days, nights, weekends, waking nights and a share of bank holidays.  


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 generous benefits package, we give you:

  • Training Programme including Care Certificate - delivered by Skills for Care endorsed ‘’Centre of Excellence’’
  • Access to Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship worth over £3,000.
  • Career development opportunities with access to our award winning Aspire programme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7 helpline for advise
  • Employee wellbeing strategy and listening network promoting mental health support.

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

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.

  • 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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