Support Worker

D015853
£9.60 Per Hour
Muswell Hill
England, London, North London
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: August 28, 2022
Support Worker

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a real difference in someone's life? Are you looking for genuine job satisfaction?

Join Dimensions as a Support Worker enabling the people with Learning Disabilities, who live at our home in Muswell Hill to enjoy an independent life.

You will be supporting 10 people living within 7 flats in one building. You will meet clients of different ages from late 20-ties to early 90-ties who are fun loving and enjoy other people's company. Our clients can display varying levels of behaviour of distress. We will offer full and thorough training on behavioural support and all other aspects of the role.

Our clients have lots of different interests including listen to music, watching films, drawing, painting, football and conversations around sport and going out to a pub for a pint!

Advanced level of personal care and moving and handling are to be expected along with supervision during meal times.  Shifts will include long days, early, lates and alternate weekends. 

Benefits for Support Workers working with Dimensions include:

  • A competitive pay rate with uplift for overtime you chose to work
  • Flexible shift patterns to suit your needs
  • 30 days paid annual leave, rising to 35 (including public holidays – pro rata)
  • Opportunities for career progression and access to our award-winning career development programme
  • 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

The people we support choose what they want to do with their day, part of your role as a Support Workerwill be to promote and encourage this.

For more information about the service and people we support, please contact Gabriela Gheorghiu within office hours on 07827954404

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

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.

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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