Support Worker

Dim/20713
£11.66 Per Hour
Gaywood
England, East of England, Norfolk
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: August 04, 2024
Support Worker

Support worker - Gaywood, Kings Lynn

£11.66 - per hour

Dimensions is an award winning, life changing, not-for-profit charity which promotes independence for every individual. We pride ourselves on being a values-based employer and if you are looking for a career in care – there couldn’t be anything more rewarding. 

We are recruiting for amazing Support Workers in Gaywood, Kings Lynn. Whether you have experience or not, we will help support you to reach your full potential by providing you with all the necessary training, guidance and support you need to complete your care certificate and further qualifications.

We support 10 individuals with different aspects of Learning Disability, Physical Disability, Autism and Mental Health.

Each person lives in their own individual bungalow. 

Staff work on a 4 weekly rolling rota which includes AM and PM shifts , weekend work and bank holidays, rotas are completed 5 weeks in advance.

Each person receives one to one hours of support which they choose what day/ time  they want to use their hours and how they want to use it therefore being flexible is a must! This could require support to health appointments, shopping, gym, Bingo and just the time spent having a chat over coffee.

You will be working as part of a team with another member of staff at all times unless supporting on one to ones.

You will be required to administer Medication and carry out personal care if requested from the person you support. 

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme in 2024 – now 6 years in a row!

Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and interviews will be held until the posts are filled


About you

We believe anyone has the potential be a great support worker, no matter your background, as long as you share our values; respect, partnership, courage, ambition and integrity – that’s why we recruit based on values and not skills or experience. For more information on our values based recruitment click here

 

Benefits for Support Workers working with Dimensions include:

  • A competitive pay rate with uplift for overtime you chose to work
  • 30 days paid Annual Leave (including public holidays – pro rata)
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Supported ‘Learn to Drive’ scheme (up to 30 driving lessons, 1 theory/practical test - all paid for by us)
  • High Street Discounts – Retail and Entertainment (supermarkets, hospitality, pubs, cinema etc.)
  • Life Assurance and Company Pension
  • Industry leading training
  • Enhanced DBS paid for by us
  • “We offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday. 


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  • 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
  • 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 communications.

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