Support Worker

Dim/20710
£11.66 - £11.66 Per Hour
Bromsgrove
England, Worcestershire, West Midlands
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: August 01, 2024
Support Worker

Join Our Team as a Support Worker in Bromsgrove!

Pay: £11.66 per hour
Position: Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)
Location: Bromsgrove, B60 (Just a 6min drive from The Princess of Wales Community Hospital)
Requirements: Full UK Driving Licence (Covering Manual Vehicles)

Are you a Support Worker with a passion for making a difference? If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

Who Will I Be Supporting?

We support two gentlemen and three ladies in their 50s-60s who love:

  • Hydrotherapy and Swimming
  • Sensory sessions and Music activities
  • Going to the theatre, cinema, and arts and crafts sessions
  • Day trips along the rivers and being out and about

They have learning disabilities and autism and live together in their shared home, but some still have close relationships with their families who may often visit. Motivated support workers who enjoy working as part of a team and have a good sense of humour would be a wonderful match.

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Empowering Independence: Supporting people to live their lives how they choose and achieve their goals.
  • Daily Living Support: Attending professional appointments, providing personal care, meal support, going shopping, cooking, cleaning, and laundry.
  • Providing Care: Electric hoisting, repositioning, wheelchair assistance, and supporting with medication (including epilepsy medication).

Shift Patterns

  • Day Shifts: 7:30am – 3pm
  • Day Shifts: 2:30pm – 9:30pm

No long days are required for this opportunity; however, occasional cover for the waking night team may be required. Rotas are provided in advance to support a healthy work-life balance.

Why Choose Dimensions?

  • Award-Winning Workplace: Recognised as one of the UK’s best workplaces in the ‘super large’ category by the Great Place to Work Institute six years in a row.
  • Generous Leave: 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave.
  • Career Development: Paid training and opportunities to further develop your career through funded accredited courses.
  • Well-Being Focus: Comprehensive well-being strategy and staff listening network.
  • Values-Driven: We put people with learning disabilities and their families at the heart of everything we do.
  • Referral Bonus: Receive a £200 bonus if you refer a friend and they’re successfully employed.
  • Additional Perks: Childcare vouchers, Bike to Work scheme, discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships.

Other Important Information

  • Immediate Reviews: Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will continue until positions are filled.
  • Equality Commitment: Gender is considered a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 where mentioned.
  • DBS Disclosure: An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be covered by Dimensions.
  • Inclusive Workforce: We welcome applications from everyone with the right to work in the UK and value diversity in our workforce.
  • Disability Confident: We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.
  • BSL Support: British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos are available for all of our recruitment communications.

Ready to make a real difference? Apply now and join a team that values you and the incredible work you do!

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