Support Worker

£12.83 - £12.83 Per Hour
Newcastle upon Tyne
England, North East England, Tyne and Wear
Permanent, Part Time
Hours per week: 30.0
Closing Date: June 28, 2024
Support Worker


Join Our Team as an Experienced Support Worker in Newcastle!

Location: Newcastle, NE5 (Just a 6-minute drive from Kingston Park Stadium)
Pay: £12.83 per hour (£60 per Sleep-In Shift)
Positions: Part-Time (Up to 30 hours per week)
Requirements: Previous or transferable experience is essential & Full UK Driving Licence Covering Manual Vehicles

Are you passionate about making a positive impact in someone's life? Join our friendly team in Newcastle and be the difference!

About the People We Support

We support a sociable young gentleman in his 30s who has a great sense of humour and loves:

Swimming and bowling
Going to the cinema and dining out
Slapstick humor and playing with plastic guns
Spending time with family, especially his Mum and Dad

He has a learning disability and autism. Your role will include providing emotional reassurance during moments of distress, with full positive behaviour support training provided.

If you’re a positive person with a good sense of humour and a Full UK Driving Licence Covering Manual Vehicles, you’ll be a wonderful match for our team!

What Will You Be Doing?

Empowering Independence: Help him live his life the way he chooses, achieve his goals, and be himself.
Daily Support: Assist with food shopping, bill payments, and domestic tasks like cooking, cleaning, and laundry.
Providing Care: Administer medication, offer occasional wheelchair assistance during outings, and provide varying degrees of personal care.

Shift Patterns

Long Day Sleep-In Shifts: 9am – 9am the following day
Day Shifts: 9am - 6pm
Sleep-Ins: 10pm – 8am (Paid to Sleep)

We provide rotas at least 4 weeks in advance to support a healthy work-life balance, which we’re very passionate about!

Why Choose Dimensions?

Award-Winning Workplace: Recognised as one of the UK’s best workplaces in the ‘super large’ category by the Great Place to Work Institute six years in a row.
Generous Leave: 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave.
Career Development: Paid training and opportunities to further develop your career through funded accredited courses.
Well-Being Focus: Comprehensive well-being strategy and staff listening network.
Values-Driven: We put people with learning disabilities and their families at the heart of everything we do.
Referral Bonus: Receive a £200 bonus if you refer a friend and they’re successfully employed.
Additional Perks: Childcare vouchers, Bike to Work scheme, discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships.

Other Important Information

Immediate Reviews: Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will continue until positions are filled.
Equality Commitment: Gender is considered a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 where mentioned.
DBS Disclosure: An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be covered by Dimensions.
Inclusive Workforce: We welcome applications from everyone with the right to work in the UK and value diversity in our workforce.
Disability Confident: We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.
BSL Support: British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos are available for all of our recruitment communications.

Ready to make a real difference? Apply now and join a team that values you and the incredible work you do!

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