Support Worker

£12.19 Per Hour
England, South West England, Dorset
Part Time
Hours per week: 20.75
Closing Date: July 04, 2024
Support Worker

Support Worker – Upper Parkstone, Poole

Part-Time Position Available (20.75 hours)

£12.19 per hour

UK/EU Driving License Essential

Are you a calm, reassuring person who wants to make a difference to somebody’s life on a daily basis? Dimensions is seeking a Support Worker, in the Upper Parkstone area of Poole, who will enable the independence of a gentleman in his 40’s who lives in his own home.

The gentleman, who is autistic and has a learning disability, would like to meet a Part-TimeSupport Worker who will be happy to get involved with the things he enjoys doing. These include:

  • Spending time in his summer house
  • Relaxing in the garden when the weather is fine
  • Going out for picnics
  • Visiting his parents
  • Going for short walks in the local area

The gentleman needs his support worker to be able to work long day shifts (07.00-22.00 and 07.45-21.00) as well as undertaking one sleep in shift (22.00-07.00) shift per week. Dimensions are pleased to be able to offer Support Workers a payrate of £12.19 per hour for this role (sleep in shifts are paid at an allowance of £45 per sleep).

As the gentleman has his own vehicle, it is essential that all Support Workers hold a full UK/EU Driving License.

Support Workers may also have to assist with finances, meal preparation and prompt 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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