Support Worker

D013989
£9.60 Per Hour
Watford
England, East of England, Hertfordshire
Permanent
Closing Date: February 17, 2022
Support Worker

For various reasons and at different stages in their lives, some people need support to develop and maintain their independence, dignity and control. Apply and train in house to become a Support Worker!

We are looking for Support Workers in Watford - We offer fantastic benefits, training and a great team environment.   

Part time/ 30 hours per week

Shift patterns; Shift patterns are divided into two; 10am - 9pm four days a week for the big days out. The other three days are 10am - 2pm or 6pm - 10pm, alternative weekends and bank holidays are included in the working pattern. This role will not involve sleep ins or waking nights.

Dimensions is a leading social care provider in England and Wales, supporting people with learning disabilities and autism. The successful applicant will be supporting a gentleman in his 30s who lives in his own home. 

You will make a real difference to this gentleman's life. You will be assisting him with personal care (washing his hair) and meal preparation including introducing new foods into his diet. Your support would need to be creative to motivate him to maintain his own place.

He loves watching You Tube videos. He has an interest in trains and model railways clubs. He often enjoys going to York to the railway museum, going to theme parks, the zoo, coffee shops and often gets tickets to all his favoutive tv shows!

Full UK driving licence essential 

Working in adult social care, you will make a real difference to people's lives every day. We've have everything you need to introduce you to the sector.

Benefits:

  • 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.
  • Paid training with financial bonuses for completion of awards and diplomas.
  • A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached.

Apply now

Not ready for a permanent role but you still want to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge, why not volunteer with us and help people with learning disabilities and autism to achieve more.

We can help people looking for experience, or simply the opportunity to do something good. You can help people achieve their goals and see how you have changed someone’s life.

  • 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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