Support Worker

£10.56 - £10.56 Per Hour
England, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: April 28, 2022
Support Worker

Support Workers – 2 brand new support teams!

Full-time, part-time and relief contracts available

£10.56 per hour



Who will I be supporting? 

  • Five young men in two brand new supported living homes in Trafford
  • They have autism, epilepsy, communication and mobility challenges, and they can display and experience behaviours of distress
  • Like most young men, they love being out and about and having fun!
  • They love sports, watching movies, listening to music, going swimming and sensory activities
  • Four of the gentlemen also attend college during term time   

?What will I be doing? 

  • You will be supporting the gentlemen to live their lives how they choose, to be themselves, and to achieve their goals 
  • You will be supporting with personal care, meal preparation, medication administration, budgeting, cooking, cleaning, and laundry
  • One gentleman requires support with PEG feeding - training provided
  • The gentleman also require support with their mobility and use wheelchairs and a hoist - training provided

What shifts are available? 

  • Earlies, lates, long days, split shifts, sleepovers, waking nights and weekend work
  • As this is a brand-new service, the shifts on offer can be quite flexible at the moment, so apply early and we’ll do our best to reach an arrangement that works for everyone
  • Important – the young men receive more support hours during school holidays so it’s unlikely that annual leave will be approved during these times  

Why should I choose Dimensions? 

  • Dimensions are proud to be one of very few social care organisations that have been recognised by the Great Places to Work programme in 2019, 2020 & 2021
  • We’re a values-driven organisation that puts people with learning disabilities and their families at the heart of everything we do
  • We care about our colleagues and are passionate about our comprehensive well-being strategy and staff listening network
  • We offer 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave
  • If you refer a friend to us and if they’re successfully employed, you’ll receive a £200 bonus
  • We offer paid training and options to further develop your career through funded accredited courses
  • Childcare vouchers, our Bike to Work scheme and discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships are also available

How do I apply? 

  • Click “Apply Now” to complete a short application – we look forward to hearing from you!

Other important information:

  • Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will take place until the positions are filled
  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone with 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
  • 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 if you require adjustments
  • British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos are available for all of our recruitment communications

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