Support Worker
Dimensions
Telford
2d ago

Support Worker - Male

Location - Telford

Hourly rate - £9.00 per hour plus £37 per night for sleep-ins where applicable

Hours - 37.5 hours per week

Dimensions is looking for a Male Support Worker to work as part of a well established team in the Dawley area of Telford.

We support 14 people who live in self-contained flats in a block of flats. We are looking for an enthusiastic Male Support Worker who can help them improve their independence, take them shopping, help them enjoy their day trips, meal times and social activities such as cinema and theatre.

Whether you have previously worked within Health and Social Care as a Support Worker or Care Assistant or are looking for a complete change of career, we at Dimensions believe that everyone has something to offer the people we support and believe that life skills, the right attitude and genuine desire to help people improve their lives are the most important characteristic of a Support Worker.

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

What you can expect from a Support Worker role :

  • Helping people to shop for things they wish to buy including their clothes and food, and to prepare their meals as required.
  • Helping people to do their housework, including cleaning and laundry.
  • Supporting people to find opportunities in education, employment and leisure, and enable them to take part in these opportunities.
  • Help the people we support to manage their own money.
  • Supporting people with their day to day travel arrangements and holidays as required.
  • Supporting people with their personal and intimate care as required. This includes supporting people to use the toilet, feed and dress themselves etc.
  • Working in a supportive manner with colleagues, families and external parties, building trust by being open and honest.
  • Keeping some written records, using IT systems as r
  • equired to help you, including support plans, financial info and health and safety records.
  • 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 excellent training & qualifications programme, we also offer :

  • Training time paid for
  • Close-knit supportive team with excellent internal communication and regular team meetings
  • Wellness programme
  • No uniform and work in one location that helps you build meaningful working relationships
  • Free enhanced DBS check
  • Work place pension
  • Access to award winning Aspire career development programme
  • Employee recognition awards
  • Upto 35 days annual leave
  • Monthly pay on a set date
  • £200 Recommend a friend bonus
  • Paid shadow shifts
  • Free monthly review, appraisals and feedback
  • A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached.

  • 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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