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Dimensions and Discovery colleagues up for multiple awards
Dimensions and Discovery colleagues across the country are crossing their fingers ahead of Friday night’s National Learning Disability Awards
Dimensions is taking gigantic strides towards greater diversity and inclusion
This Black History Month, Mbye Sey, Dimensions Forensic Services Locality Manager blogs about the steps Dimensions are taking towards greater diversity and inclusion.
I started this for Edward, I didn’t realised how much I’d enjoy it too.
How do you support someone in an activity if you haven’t done it before? As Peter found out you get stuck in and discover a new passion along the way!
Louth carer encourages others to help people with learning disabilities and autism
Dimensions Assistant Locality Manager, Hollie, has featured in Lincolnshire World encouraging people to come forward and join the care sector.
Dimensions gender pay gap a fraction of national average
Our latest annual gender pay gap report, measuring the difference between average female earnings compared to average male earnings regardless of roles.
Social Care Career Myths Busted
There are a number of misconceptions about the Social Care sector. The Guardian has taken steps to try to tackle these, by asking those on the ground what it’s really like working in adult social care.
Dimensions Support Worker Story
Interview with Georgia, 25, who’s worked for Dimensions since February 2019. Her positivity and enthusiasm is inspiring.
Celebrities Encourage COVID-19 Vaccination
Celebrities including Asa Butterfield, Jim Broadbent, Nicola Roberts, Sir Derek Jacobi, Don Warrington and Russell Tovey have joined forces to encourage everyone to get their COVID-19 vaccinations in a new uplifting film.
Support Worker Praised After Getting a Chelsea FC Signed Picture
Dimensions Support Worker Michelle, has recently been praised for her work with the community, after she asked for a signed photo from Chelsea F.C. she gave to one of the people she supports.
Dimensions Policy on COVID-19 Vaccinations
An open letter from Dimensions CEO Steve Scown to potential new colleagues regarding our policy on vaccination
Great Places to Work Award
The Dimensions group has been officially recognised as one of the UK’s best workplaces in the ‘super large’ category by the Great Place to Work Institute for the third year in a row – one of very few social care organisations to earn a place.
Life of a Social Care Worker
Jane has been dedicated to supporting people with learning disabilities and or autism for almost 20 years, from relief worker to Operations Director, she shares her story.
Working with Adults in Care
It’s safe to say that recent months have brought many challenges but also some rewards. Imagine the challenge of starting a new carer just before lockdown began. Soraya, a Cardiff based support worker, shares her experience of doing just that.
A Dimensions Testimonial
Known locally as ‘the superhero without a cape’ Reading-based support worker Richard Kibaja, has, like so many of our support staff, gone above and beyond during the Covid-19 crisis.
Working in Adult Social Care
Dimensions Support Worker Nikki Smith has dedicated her working life caring for others, she wants to encourage others to give it a try. Having worked in all aspects of the care industry since college - from residential care to home care, Nikki is currently an assistant locality manager.
Work as a Support Worker
Mark Merryweather’s blog On being a support worker and loving every minute
Working with Adults with Learning Disabilities
13 years ago Kathryn started working at Dimensions, and she hasn’t looked back. Assistant Locality Manager Kathryn Larsen, 32, who works in Bracknell, has spent over a decade helping change the lives of people with learning disabilities and autism.
Caring for Adults with Autism
When April Hall was made redundant from an unfulfilling job, opening letters at a mail support office, it gave her the chance to finally pursue her dream career. Now she is making a difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities and autism in her role as a support worker.