Support Worker

Dim/20615
£11.87 Per Hour
Welwyn Garden City
England, East of England, Hertfordshire
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: July 11, 2024
Support Worker

Join Our Team as a Support Worker!

Location: Welwyn Garden City, Herts, AL7
Positions: 1 Full-Time or 2 Part-Time
Driving: Essential (automatic)

Are you ready to make a real difference in people’s lives while having fun at work? We’re looking for enthusiastic Support Workers to join our fast-paced team! Whether you’re looking for full-time or part-time opportunities, we have the perfect role for you.

About Us:

We're a dynamic team dedicated to providing support for three remarkable individuals: two ladies and a gentleman who will be joining us soon. The people we support, aged between 50 and 60, each have autism, learning disabilities, and sensory impairments. However, within our home, you'll find an atmosphere brimming with happiness and laughter!

What We Offer:

  • You’ll never be bored with us! Every day is fast paced with activities like cinema trips, swimming, afternoon teas, theatre outings, concerts, arts and crafts, and more.
  • The people we support love holidays, both in the UK and abroad. You'll get to accompany them on these trips, helping them count down the days and ensuring they have a fabulous time.
  • We value the importance of family and support individuals in spending quality time with their loved ones.
  • Gain valuable experience and develop your skills in a supportive and caring setting.

Your Role:

  • Assist with personal care needs, including shaving and daily hygiene routines.
  • Accompany people on holidays and family visits.
  • Work closely with a dedicated team, ensuring people receive the best support possible.
  • 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.

Shifts:

  • Day Shifts: 8am - 5:30pm / 8am - 8pm / 10am - 10pm / 10am - 6pm
  • Sleep-Ins: 10pm - 8am (minimum of one per week for full-time contracts)

Requirements:

  • Driving License: Essential (must be comfortable driving an automatic vehicle).
  • Passion for Support: A genuine desire to help others and make a positive impact.
  • Flexibility: Willingness to work various shifts and travel on holidays with people.

Why Join Us?

  • Fun and Fast-Paced Environment: No two days are the same, and you’ll be part of a lively, supportive team.
  • Meaningful Work: Your role directly contributes to improving the lives of the people we support.
  • Career Development: Opportunities for training and professional growth.

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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