Support Worker

Dim/20612
£11.69 Per Hour
Luton
England, East of England, Bedfordshire
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: July 09, 2024
Support Worker

Support Worker Position Available

Full-time: 37.5 hours per week
£11.69 per hour
Covering our Luton homes in LU2 and LU4
Full UK driving licence with own car required

About the Role

Embarking on a career in social care offers numerous benefits such as long-term job stability, opportunities for advancement, and job security. We are looking for compassionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as Support Workers in Luton. In this role, you will provide person-centred support to six individuals with learning disabilities, autism, and mental health conditions, aiding them in leading independent and fulfilling lives. This is a meaningful and rewarding career for those passionate about making a positive impact in others' lives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide practical and emotional support to individuals with learning disabilities, autism, and complex needs.
  • Support someone with personal care, meal preparation, and household tasks.
  • Implement individualised support plans and promote independence and choice.
  • Build positive relationships with individuals, their families, and other professionals involved in their support.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of the individuals we support at all times.

Requirements:

  • Compassion, empathy, and a genuine desire to make a difference in others' lives.
  • Resilience and the ability to remain calm and composed in challenging situations.
  • A non-judgmental attitude and a commitment to promoting equality and diversity.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • A full UK driving licence and the ability to travel locally to Luton and surrounding areas.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for career development and progression.
  • Comprehensive training and ongoing support.
  • A rewarding and fulfilling career supporting individuals in achieving their goals and aspirations.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of individuals with disabilities and are interested in joining our team as a Support Worker, please apply online.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role, the cost of which will be covered by Dimensions. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt, and interviews will be conducted until the positions are filled. We welcome applications from everyone who has 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. Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognize our commitment to the employment, retention, training, and career development of disabled employees. For assistance with your application, please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 0300 303 9150. We also offer British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all our recruitment processes.

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