Support Worker

Posted 12 April by Dimensions UK Ltd
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Support Worker - Kidderminster
Hourly rate - £8.91 per hour
Hours - 37.5
Full Driving Licence preferable

About the role

Dimensions is looking for caring Support Workers at Kidderminster. We are currently recruiting for 2 houses - In one of them, we support ''Mark'' who is very creative and socially active. ''Mark'' lives in a block of flats and enjoys participating in community activities such as crafts, bingo, quizzes and going for walks along the river. ''Mark'' is in his 20's, full of life and loves a variety of activities.

In another house in the area, we support 4 people living together. Each person has varying interests and abilities. While we support ''John'' with his online college course, we also indulge ''Maggie' with spa days at home and cooking. ''Mike'' is very easy going, loves playing ball, enjoys interactive in-house activities and enjoys trying different recipes. ''Alex'' loves his walks, family interaction and creative activities. The variety of people and their activities mean there is not a dull moment for you.

We also support them with personal care and help with their mobility as required.

Shift patterns will vary weekly and work around the people we support including 8am -3pm/2pm - 10pm/sleep-ins and alternate weekends (to be discussed at interview).

About you

Successful candidates will work well with the people we support with a person centered approach. No previous experience necessary.

Benefits

We are passionate about investing in your training and career development. Our training covers essential skills and knowledge to provide support in line with the Care Certificate.

Alongside our generous benefits package, we give you:

  • Training Programme including Care Certificate - delivered by Skills for Care endorsed ‘’Centre of Excellence’’
  • Access to Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship worth over £3,000.
  • Career development opportunities with access to our award winning Aspire programme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7 helpline for advise
  • Employee wellbeing strategy and listening network promoting mental health support.

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

About us

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places to Work Programme, 2019 and 2020. At Dimensions, you will have the satisfaction of knowing you’ve changed someone’s life, and in return, we’ll help you on your career path to be the best you can be.

Apply now

If being a Support Worker sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. The attached job description, person specification and additional information will provide you with lots of information on the role and Dimensions. To apply it couldn’t be simpler - just click on the button below to complete the application process.

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role and if applicable an overseas DBS check, 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 in one of our offices using assistive technology.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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