Support Worker

Dim/20055
£11.10 Per Hour
Barnet
England, London, Greater London
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: March 13, 2024
Support Worker

Support Worker - Barnet - £11.10 per hour - Full Time Only!

Join our fabulous team of support workers in Barnet. Whether you have experience or not, we will help support you to reach your full potential by providing you with all the necessary training, guidance and support you need to complete your care certificate and further qualifications.

Dimensions is an award winning, life changing, not-for-profit charity which promotes independence for every individual. We pride ourselves on being a values-based employer and if you are looking for a career in care – there couldn’t be anything more rewarding. 

Dimensions is a leading social care provider in England and Wales, supporting people with learning disabilities and autism.

You will be supporting five people, 2 ladies and 3 gentlemen.  Four of the people use wheelchairs and all enjoy variety of different activities. We are looking for football fans, and even better if you support Tottenham as you will make a great match and have a lot of fun watching games. If you have been to Greece or if you would love to try some delicacies from that region, come and join our team as one of the people we support loves to listen to Greek music and enjoys Greek food. We are looking for people who are not shy to talk as the people we support are very chatty and enjoy having conversations.

The role will involve:

  • Going out to restaurants and pubs
  • Enjoying long walks and day trips   
  • Going swimming
  • Listening to music, mostly Greek and Irish, Karaoke,
  • Watching football 
  • Enabling independence by assisting with day-to-day tasks (this may include - but not be limited to - Finance, cooking, personal care)       

Shifts patterns:

Day shifts - 7am - 10pm; can be broken into half day shifts; 7am – 2:30pm and 2pm – 10pm

For more information about the service and people we support, please call on 0300 303 9002 within office hours!

Benefits for Support Workers working with Dimensions include:

  • A competitive pay rate with uplift for overtime you chose to work
  • 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
  • “We offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday. 

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

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