Support Worker

£9.60 - £9.60 Per Hour
England, North East England, County Durham
Hours per week: 30.0
Closing Date: May 02, 2022
Support Worker

Support Workers

£9.60 per hour

Part-time, 16- and 30-hour contracts

Darlington, DL3


Who will I be supporting? 

  • Two fabulous ladies and a gentleman in their 30s and 40s who live in their own flats in the same building
  • We also support one lovely lady in her 40s in the community
  • The people we support have learning disabilities and autism, and they need some gentle and encouraging support to reach their mental health goals
  • They like to keep busy and enjoy walking, listening to a variety of genres of music, going shopping, going to the cinema and eating out - they love a support team who share similar interests!  

What will I be doing? 

  • You will be supporting them to live their lives how they choose, to be themselves, and to achieve their goals 
  • You will be supporting with personal care (prompting for the ladies, full support for the gentleman), meal preparation, medication administration, budgeting, cooking, cleaning and laundry

What shifts are available? 

  • 8am one day to 8am the following day – sleepover shift included
  • Day shifts start from 8/9/10am and finish between 5-9pm
  • Flexibility to work a combination of shifts on weekdays and weekends on a rota basis is required
  • Rotas are provided 4 weeks in advance

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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