Support Worker

£11.55 Per Hour
England, South East England, Berkshire
Permanent, Part Time
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: July 17, 2024
Support Worker

Location: Newbury - 5 min walk from Newbury Retail Park
Pay rate: £11.55 per hour + £45 per sleep in 
Full Time position: 37.5 hours

Full UK or EU driving license is essential for this role

Are you looking for a new challenge? Is it time for a change? Start loving your job again and join our amazing team of support workers. Dimensions are proud to be one of very few social care organisations that have been recognised by the Great Places to Work programme - 5 years in the row!

This is an amazing opportunity for someone who is perhaps looking to make the move to a respite setting, or for someone who is looking for a new challenge or wants to start their career in social care. You will be supporting up to six adults per day who have learning disabilities, autism, and complex health needs within our respite home. We provide all training for any complex care - stoma bag, PEG feeding, and epilepsy.

Shifts:  7:00-14:30 / 14:30-22:00pm + sleep in. Must be able to work weekends. No lone working

What will I be doing? 
- Supporting with personal care, medication, budgeting and domestic tasks such as cleaning, and laundry
- Encouraging active lifestyle: exercising and healthy meal choices/cooking
- Supporting people with their day-to-day travel arrangements and health appointments, various activities
- Taking time to listen and provide emotional support while enjoying a cup of tea

What benefits are available?
We provide a full induction and training when you join us. In addition to regular 1-2-1s and annual appraisals, we will help you develop and progress your career. We will pay for and support you to complete the Care Certificate, a requirement for people working in the health and social care sector. Worried about montly payments? We got it covered - we offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday. On top of it you will get access to High Street Discounts – Retail and Entertainment (supermarkets, hospitality, pubs, cinema etc.).

Why to choose Dimensions?
- We want you to be happy to work within our values of ambition, courage, integrity, partnership and respect
- We welcome applications from everyone who has the right to work in the UK, and value diversity in our workforce
- Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and interviews will be held until the posts are filled
- Dimensions is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. Dimensions are Disability Confident Committed and we guarantee to interview all applicants who let us know they have a disability and meet the minimum essential criteria for this role.
- 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

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