Support Worker

Support Worker Darlington, North East England, England

Dimensions UK Ltd
Full Time Darlington, North East England, England 11.66 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

Are you a spontaneous dare devil who likes to live life to its fullest?

Then you could be the perfect person to support a young man into his new home in Darlington.

You must have a big smile that will make his face light up when he welcomes you at the door.

Bring your upbeat sense of humour, easy going personality and swim wear, as he loves going to his local swimming pool and also going white water rafting, therefore being confident in water is a must!
Timekeeping is crucial, as he likes to stick to his routine, you should arrive on time, he takes time to listen to everything you say and will response with body language , Makaton and PECs, you will take time to understand and take time to care - we measure time in hours, and each one matters.
We don't wear uniforms (it's friendlier that way) but you must be prepared to roll up your sleeves to cook in the kitchen and support with following his favourite recipes to promote health eating, or take a step outside to get some fresh air and regular exercise.

He is close with his family so it's important that they kept updated with all the amazing things he is achieving in life!
The home has easy access by public transport, with secure, free parking available for those who drive.

Salary & Shift Patterns:
Hourly rate of £11.66

2-1 support from 7am - 11pm and waking night support.

These hours can vary week on week, therefore flexibility is key to providing the best support.

This will be discussed at shortlisting / interview
For further information, please give me (Brendan) a call on 07392 867 070.
Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and interviews will be held until the posts are filled
Your rewards

We offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday
30 days annual leave pro rata. Options to buy and sell leave
We offer paid training and options to further develop your career through funded accredited courses
Bike to Work scheme. Discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, gym membership and mobile phone tariffs
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
Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme 2022.
Apply now

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
We welcome applications from everyone who has 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 - 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.

Support Worker
Dimensions UK Ltd

www.dimensions-uk.org
Theale, United Kingdom
Rachael Dodgson
$500 million to $1 billion (USD)
5001 to 10000 Employees
Non-profit Organisation
Healthcare Services & Hospitals
1975
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