Support Worker

D015836
£9.90 - £9.90 Per Hour
Hexham
England, North East England, Northumberland
Part Time
Hours per week: 13.5
Closing Date: August 10, 2022
Support Worker

Support Worker
Hexham, NE46
Part Time 
Driver Is Essential 
£9.90 Per Hour

If you're a compassionate, patient, and resilient person looking to start a meaningful and richly rewarding part-time career in care, or you're an experienced carer or shared lives worker looking to gain a better work-life balance whilst still doing what you love (having a positive impact in the lives of those with learning disabilities and/or autism in your local community), then this part-time job share opportunity based in Hexham is the perfect opportunity you're looking for!

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Who will I be supporting? 

  • One lady and two gentlemen in their 50s and 60s who are supported to live independently 
  • They have learning disabilities, autism, and limited mobility needs 
  • They're sociable people who enjoy swimming, going shopping, trips to the theatre and going out to pubs and restaurants 

What will I be doing? 

  • You will be supporting them to live their lives how they choose, to be themselves, and to achieve their goals 
  • You will be supporting with personal care, meal preparation, medication administration, budgeting, cooking, cleaning and laundry
  • Due to their limited mobility, there is a hoist installed in their home – training will be provided  
  • Please note, it is an essential requirement for this role that applicants have a full UK driving license 

What shifts are available? 

  • This is a part-time job share opportunity
  • There are between 13.5 hours and 18 hours available per week 
  • Shift times are 10am - 2:30pm or 2:30pm - 7pm, with some flexibility considered 
  • Rotas are provided 4 weeks in advance

Why should I choose Dimensions? 

  • Dimensions are proud to be one of very few social care organisations that have been recognised by the Great Places to Work programme in 2019, 2020 & 2021
  • We’re a values-driven organisation that puts people with learning disabilities and their families at the heart of everything we do
  • We care about our colleagues and are passionate about our comprehensive well-being strategy and staff listening network
  • We offer 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave
  • If you refer a friend to us and if they’re successfully employed, you’ll receive a £200 bonus
  • We offer paid training and options to further develop your career through funded accredited courses
  • Childcare vouchers, our Bike to Work scheme and discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships are also available

How do I apply? 

  • Click “Apply Now” to complete a short application – we look forward to hearing from you!

Other important information:

  • Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will take place until the positions are filled
  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone with 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
  • 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 if you require adjustments
  • British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos are available for all of our recruitment communications

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