Support Worker

£12.19 Per Hour
England, South West England, Wiltshire
Permanent, Contract, Relief, Part Time
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: July 29, 2024
Support Worker

Seeking a FEMALE Support Worker, to complete our team, in MELKSHAM

"Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010." 

  • £12.19 per hour. Sleep nights are paid at £45.00 per night
  • Full-time or part-time hours may be considered
  • Shift Patterns: Long days are preferred, 09:30 to 22:30/23:00 followed by a SLEEP SHIFT, then 07:30/08:00 to 09:30

In Melksham, we support four ladies, with learning disabilities, in their two homes.

In one home, L lives her best life, supported by one member of our team, whilst in the other home, I, K and S enjoy the company of their support worker, who is on hand to ensure their independence can be maintained and to enable them to make the most of each day.

The needs of the four ladies are varied, and whilst you will be primarily working in just one of the homes, you will get the opportunity to support in the other home, to increase, and share, your knowledge and understanding to make the biggest difference to all four ladies, and your team.

Every day will be different, and rewarding, as you encourage and empower each lady to be actively engaged in every aspect of their daily lives – this will include accompanying to favoured activities, developing daily living skills, administering medication and supporting with personal care and mobility assistance, as needed.

At Dimensions, we believe it is who you are as a person – and the difference you can bring to lives of the people you will be supporting – that is more important than experience. Whether you are new to support work, or have supported people previously, we want to hear from you!   We will give you all the training you need to be become an amazing support worker for the people you will be working with.   You will find no other role more personally fulfilling, and professionally rewarding, than becoming a Support Worker with Dimensions. 

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme in 2023 – now 5 years in a row! On top of on-going, fully-funded training and mentoring, we offer all our colleagues generous benefits; job satisfaction and job security, genuine career prospects, and an inclusive, caring work environment that celebrates diversity, champions mental well-being, and encourages employee recognition.

For further information about the role, the shifts available, and the people we support, please contact our Internal Recruitment Consultant

Apply now or please share this vacancy with someone you think would make an amazing Support Worker!

The position will be filled as soon as the ladies we support have found their new support worker

  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • 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 recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees
  • We offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday.
  • 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.

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