Female Support Worker

£9.60 - £9.60 Per Hour
England, North East England, County Durham
Hours per week: 16.0
Closing Date: May 06, 2022
Female Support Worker

Female Support Worker
£9.60 per hour
Part-time, 16/32 hours per week
Full UK driving licence essential

Start your day knowing you’ll make a difference - we are looking for a female to join our team of Support Workers in Darlington and create a positive difference that improves life for the people we support.

Dimensions is a leading social care provider in England and Wales, supporting people with learning disabilities and autism

We're looking for people who share our values and want to support people to live the life they choose - if this is you, please apply today!

The people we support are at the heart of everything we do and we currently have some fantastic opportunities available to join our team in Darlington where you can make a meaningful contribution to the lives of others. We offer fantastic benefits, training and a great team environment. We have part-time contracts available from 16/32  hours per week. 

The people we support have a range of interests from watching football, films, writing, music, social events, dancing, holidays and arts and crafts to name a few. They're looking for people who are willing to get involved and show an interest in their hobbies and the activities they enjoy, and share in their enjoyment. 

On a day to day basis you will be providing support with meal preparation, domestic tasks, personal care and medication administration. The people you will be supporting have their own cars to aid their independence so it's important that you're able to, and feel comfortable, driving other people's cars. You do not need your own car for this role. 

Shifts can vary depending on the changing needs of the people you’re supporting but we're currently looking for people to work shifts with sleepovers. Shift patterns vary with sleepover shifts for example Sleepover shift starting @ 10am till 10am the next day and day shifts starting at 8am or 9am.

Rotas are provided at least 4 weeks in advance. 

If you have any further questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Clare on 07702 973 000.

"Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010." 

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.

Your rewards

A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached

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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 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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