Support Worker

£11.66 - £11.66 Per Hour
England, North East England, County Durham
Part Time
Hours per week: 32.0
Closing Date: April 18, 2024
Support Worker

Support Worker

Darlington, DL1 (20 min walk from North Road, Darlington Train Station)

£11.66 per hour from 01/04/2024 (£45 per Sleep-in-Shift)

Part Time (Up to 32 hours per week)

Full training provided – no previous experience needed!  


Do you want to make a difference in someone’s life? If so, you'd be a great fit for our friendly team in Darlington!


Who will I be supporting?

You will be supporting 1 gent in his 40s with learning disabilities and autism to live independently.

He loves airplane watching, attending football matches, art, bike rides and fishing.

A friendly support worker who enjoys anything outdoors would be a wonderful match.

What will I be doing?

You will be supporting them to live their lives how they choose and to achieve their goals
You will also be supporting them with their food shopping, paying bills, and encouraging their independence with domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry.

What shifts are available?

We currently we provide support through 24-hour shifts starting at 9am one day and finishing at 9am the following day with a sleepover included.
Rotas are provided at least 4 weeks in advance to support a healthy work life balance - something we're very passionate about!

Why choose Dimensions?

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
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
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 & 2024

Other important information:

Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will take place until the positions are filled
Where mentioned, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010
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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