Support Worker

£12.83 Per Hour
Melton Constable
England, East of England, Norfolk
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: July 03, 2024
Support Worker

Support Worker - £12.83ph  - Melton Constable - Norfolk   

A Full UK/EU driving licence and access to a car is essential for this role.

You will also be expected to work at homes located in Buxton, Coltishall and Norwich.

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

We are recruiting for amazing Support Workers in Melton Constable. 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.

The role will involve:

You will support 1 gentleman and share responsibilities and duties with another colleague; you will be working in pairs. Our gentleman requires support 24hrs a day. He suffers from epilepsy and may show behaviours of distress at times. We will offer full and thorough training on behavioural support and all other aspects of the role. He is looking for staff that will be understanding of his condition, patient and resilient. The person we support likes to go out but  trips are being planned in advance and depend on his behaviour. You will be supporting this gentleman with meal preparation, various appointments, personal care and outings.

Shift patterns:

Mostly long days starting at 9:30 am leading into a sleep ins. There is a possibility of split shifts. Full and Part time positions available!

For more information about the service and people we support, please contact Ricky on 07733 310 036 within office hours!

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.

A Full UK/EU driving licence and access to a car is essential for this role. You will also be expected to work at homes located in Buxton, Coltishall and Norwich.

About you

We believe anyone has the potential be a great support worker, no matter your background, as long as you share our values; respect, partnership, courage, ambition and integrity – that’s why we recruit based on values and not skills or experience. For more information on our values based recruitment click here

Your rewards

  • A competitive pay rate with uplift for overtime you chose to work
  • 30 days paid annual leave, rising to 35 (including public holidays – pro rata)
  • Opportunities for career progression and access to our award-winning career development programme
  • 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

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  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone 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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