Support Worker

Dim/20707
£11.87 Per Hour
Watford
England, East of England, Hertfordshire
Permanent, Part Time
Hours per week: 12.0
Closing Date: August 01, 2024
Support Worker

Join Our Team as a Support Worker in Watford

  • Support Worker
  • 12 hours per week (1 long day or two short shifts)
  • £11.87 per hour
  • A full UK driving licence with business insurance and access to a car is essential.

Are you ready to make a difference and have some fun while doing it? We're looking for enthusiastic and flexible individuals to join us as Support Workers in Watford.

About Us

We’re Dimensions, a not-for-profit charitable society and housing association supporting people with learning disabilities, autism, and complex needs. Our top priority is finding individuals whose values, behaviours, and attitudes align with our own.

The Role

We're hiring a part-time Support Worker to assist a gentleman in his 30s living independently in supported housing. You'll be working independently to provide one-on-one, person-centred support, transitioning from "caring for" to "working with" to promote his independence.

Responsibilities

Every day will be different, offering variety as you assist this gentleman with:

  • Household Tasks: Helping, encouraging, and teaching him to do housework, including cleaning and laundry.
  • Personal Care: Supporting him with personal care needs, such as dressing andshowering
  • Medication: Assisting with medication management.
  • Shopping and Meals: Helping him shop for clothes and food, and preparing meals as needed.
  • Financial Management: Supporting him in managing his own money.

You'll also support with things that are important to him, like visiting the railway museum in York, going to theme parks, the zoo, coffee shops, and attending his favourite TV shows.

Working Hours

Be prepared to work flexibly, which could include shifts from 10am - 9pm, 10am - 2pm, or 6pm - 10pm. You'll also need to work alternate weekends and bank holidays.

Professional Development

We support your professional growth as a Support Worker. You'll be encouraged to participate in meetings, work towards qualifications, attend training courses, and learn new ways of working.

What We Offer

  • Free DBS Check
  • Salary Advance: Access part of your earned pay before payday
  • Free Financial Education: Tools for budgeting and saving.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Blue Light Card: Discounts on a variety of products and services
  • Annual Leave: 30 days, rising to 35 days (including bank holidays)
  • Referral Bonus: £500 for recommending a friend who gets hired.
  • Paid Training: Financial bonuses for completing awards and diplomas.
  • Care Certificate Support: We pay for and support you to complete this essential qualification.
  • Colleague Benefits Scheme: Discounts and cashback on shopping and days out.

Apply Now

We review applications as they come in and hold interviews until the positions are filled. 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. If you need support to complete your application, please contact our Resourcing Consultant Team at 03003039150. We also provide British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all recruitment communications.

Ready to share in the fun and make a difference? Apply now!

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