Support Worker

£10.56 - £10.56 Per Hour
England, East Riding of Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: July 22, 2022
Support Worker

Support Worker 
Full time - 37.5 hours 
Beverley / HU17

This exciting job opportunity will involve you supporting a gentleman in his own home with down syndrome. He has a fantastic sense humour and is brilliant with impressions. He is looking for someone to support him with his daily tasks and activities which include going to charity shops, dancing, listening to music and getting creative with arts and crafts and colouring books. He also likes to cook and keeps fit by playing sports with his support staff, whilst taking regualr trips to the seaside to enjoy the sand and sea.
He has recently moved closer to town and his family and hopes to become more physically active now that he is within walking distance of many more activities. 

Other tasks may include, but not be limited to:

  • Supporting with finances 
  • Supporting with personal care 
  • Supporting with house maintenance, Including cleaning, washing 

In this role, it’s likely that you will experience some behaviours of distress which is very well managed and all appropriate training will be provided, along with the knowledge and support of the existing team, you will learn how best to respond in these situations.   

The shifts can vary but are usually 8:30am-11pm then sleep over shift from 11pm-7am and then working again until 8:30am. 24 hours in total. The are two support workers on shift during the day and one support worker overnight.

We recruit based on values so whilst previous experience is always welcome, it’s certainly not essential as full training, and support to obtain the relevant qualifications, will be provided. 

If you have any further questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail,please call Helen on 07415526675.

Benefits for Support Workers working with Dimensions include:

  • A competitive payrate with uplift for overtime you chose to work
  • Flexible shift patterns to suit your needs
  • 30 days paid Annual Leave (including public holidays – pro rata)
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Supported ‘Learn to Drive’ scheme (up to 30 driving lessons, 1 theory/practical test - all paid for by us)
  • High Street Discounts – Retail and Entertainment (supermarkets, hospitality, pubs, cinema etc.)
  • Life Assurance and Company Pension
  • Industry leading training
  • Enhanced DBS paid for by us

This role enjoys a great mixture of team work and one-to-one time with the people we support, allowing Support Workers to enjoy a supportive team atmosphere while also building fantastic relationships with the people we support.

Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and interviews will be held until the posts are filled

Apply now

  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone who has the right to work in the UK, 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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