Support Worker

£11.66 - £11.66 Per Hour
Droitwich Spa
England, Worcestershire, West Midlands
Permanent, Part Time
Hours per week: 22.5
Closing Date: August 05, 2024
Support Worker

Join Our Team as a Support Worker in Droitwich!

Pay: £11.66 per hour
Position: Part-Time (22.5 hours per week)
Location: Droitwich, WR9 (Just a 3 min drive from Droitwich Spa Train Station!)
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?

This is an opportunity to work at a shared supported living home for 4 ladies and 6 gents in their 20s. We support individuals with learning disabilities, autism, and complex health needs. Maintaining close relationships with their families is essential. You will support individuals in their interests, such as:

  • Staying at home and playing computer games
  • Reading comics and watching cartoons
  • Spending time in the garden
  • Going out to the cinema, bowling, and walks in the park

Ambitious support workers who enjoy new challenges every day and learning new skills would be a great match.

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Empowering Independence: Support people to live their lives how they choose and achieve their goals.
  • Daily Living Support: Provide varying levels of personal care, meal preparation, medication, shopping, cooking, cleaning, and laundry.
  • Providing Care: Support individuals with health needs such as manual handling, PEG feeding, epilepsy, and more.
  • Learn How They Communicate: Using Makaton, personalised signs, and objects of reference as methods of communication - must be willing to learn with training and communicate this way.

Set Shift Patterns

  • Day Shifts: 5:30pm - 10pm (Monday to Friday)
  • No Weekend Work 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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