Support Worker

£12.19 Per Hour
England, East Midlands, Derbyshire, South West England
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: June 07, 2024
Support Worker

Support Worker – Upper Parkstone, Poole

Full-Time Position Available (37.5 hours)

£12.19 per hour

A gentleman who Dimensions support at his home in the Upper Parkstone area of Poole would like a new Support Worker to join the team who enables him to live an independent life.

The gentleman we support who is in his 40’s, and has learning disabilities and autism, would be happy meet a full-time Support Worker who would like to get involved in the things he enjoys, including:

  • Doing puzzles
  • Playing with his sensory items
  • Taking part in arts and crafts
  • Spending time with his support team
  • Regular visits to see his parents
  • Visiting National Trust homes and sites
  • Going on long walks

The gentleman we support would like you to know that he communicates by using words and also a sign language called Makaton. Don’t worry if you have not used Makaton, as Dimensions provide all Support Workers with full training.

The gentleman needs to meet a Support Worker who is happy to work long day shifts (07.30-20.45) and can work every other weekend. Dimensions are pleased to offer a pay rate of £12.19 per hour for this role.

As the gentleman we support has access to a vehicle it is essential that Support Workers hold a full UK/EU driving license OR are happy to sign up to our ‘learn to drive scheme’ and pass their test in a timeframe agreed with the home manager.

Support Workers may also have to assist with finances, meal preparation and assist the gentleman we support with his personal care.

Benefits for Support Workers choosing to work with Dimensions include:

  • 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
  • Bike to Work scheme and discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, gym membership and mobile phone tariffs
  • 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 2019-2024.

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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