Support Worker

Dim/20051
£12.10 - £12.10 Per Hour
Newcastle upon Tyne
England, North East England, Tyne and Wear
Part Time
Hours per week: 15.0
Closing Date: March 12, 2024
Support Worker

Support Worker

£12.10 per hour (£60 per Sleep-in shift)

Part-time (Including Sleep-in - Overtime Available)

Newcastle, NE6 (10 min drive from Manors Train Station)

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Are you an Experienced Support Worker wanting to make a difference in someone's life? If so, we'd love to hear from you! 

“Has a great sense of humour and an infectious smile capable of brightening any day” –  Lisa Speight (Current Assistant Locality Manager)

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About Person We Support:

We support a mischievous gent in his 20s who thrives on daily adventures, lunch outings and recently discovered beach-buggying, which left him in fits of laughter.

He has a learning disability, mobility issues, cerebral palsy & is non-verbal and we are supporting him to live in his own bungalow. 

You will also need to provide emotional reassurance when experiencing behaviours of distress – full positive behaviour support training is provided but previous experience is essential.

An energetic support worker with a good initiative and a good sense of humour would be a wonderful match. 

What will I be doing? 

You will be supporting him to live his life how he chooses and empowering him to achieve his goals.
This gentleman is looking for support with daily tasks such as his personal care, wheelchair assistance, medication, cooking, cleaning, and laundry.

Shift Patterns:
Day Shifts: 9am – 5pm
Long Day Sleep Shifts: 9am – 9am the following day (£60 sleep in shift included)
Sleep In Shifts: 10pm – 7am
He is supported 2:1 during the day and 1:1 during the night
Rotas are provided at least 4 weeks in advance to support a healthy work/life balance 

Why 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, 2022 & 2023.
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

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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