Relief Support Worker
Dimensions (UK) Ltd
Wednesbury, United Kingdom
12d ago

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The Dimensions team supports adults in supported living environments across different locations including Wednesbury, West Bromwich, Smethwick and Tipton.

We are looking for Relief Support Workers who can work alone to support people to live as independently as possible and to achieve person centred outcomes.

Shifts will need to be covered across locations covering morning and afternoon shifts, as well as sleep in shifts and wake night shifts.

The people we support all live in their own homes and have a variety of support needs including support with personal care, hoisting, dysphagia and medication.

Along with these support needs we support individuals to live the lives they want, including supporting them on activities, visiting family, going on holiday and promoting independence through active support.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of existing teams and to make a real difference. You will be part of a team that works flexibly on a rota.

Experience of supporting people with autism and complex behaviours would be advantageous, however, full training and induction will be provided.

being a driver would be an advantage.

Sharing in our Values

We pride ourselves on being a values based employer. That means we believe passionately in :

Ambition- helping people be the best they can be by :

Ambition -

  • Setting personalised and challenging goals.
  • Teaching new skills and encouraging new experiences.
  • Courage - being brave enough to make a difference, by :

    Courage -

  • Challenging what you feel is not in the best interest of the person you are supporting.
  • Championing what they want to achieve for themselves - and helping to make it happen.
  • Helping the people we support to explore new things - and supporting them to realise what they can achieve.
  • Giving confidence to people in reaching their goals and not being afraid of new challenges.
  • Inspiring innovation and supporting the courage to be creative.
  • Integrity - being honest and fair in all the things we do, by :

    Integrity -

  • Communicating clearly - adapting what you say and how you say it, so that it’s meaningful for the person you’re supporting.
  • Exercising confidentiality when dealing with vulnerable adults - for example, when managing financial and personal details.
  • Partnership - working with other people to make a bigger difference, by :

    Partnership -

  • Understanding the varying needs and requirements of people with disabilities.
  • Developing positive working relationships with those involved in Dimensions including those we support, their families and carers, your internal colleagues and external agencies.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • Respect - treating everyone fairly and knowing that everyone’s voice is important, by :

    Respect -

  • Sharing our commitment to Equal Opportunities for all.
  • Treating all people with dignity and respect.
  • Those are the qualities that you’ll need to join the team - they’re beliefs shared by everyone who works with us.

    If you think this is the right role for you, come and make a difference to people’s lives, every working day!

    If being a Relief Support Worker sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Please read the attached job description and person specification.

    It then couldn’t be simpler - just click on the button below to complete the application process. Or If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Steven McGough on 07702 972821

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