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Female Support Worker

Female Support Worker

£9.60 per hour

Full-time & part-time contracts

Newcastle, NE6

Full UK driving licence essential


Who will I be supporting?

  • A lovely lady in her 50s, who is supported to live independently in her own home
  • She has a mild learning disability, physical disabilities, and diabetes
  • She is a wheelchair user and has use of a hoist in her home (full training provided)
  • She loves pamper nights and watching horror movies
  • She also loves gardening, socialising, arts and crafts, going out for walks, being around animals and she's a member of her local Slimming World

What will I be doing?

  • You will be supporting her to live her life how she chooses, to be herself and to achieve her goals
  • Her mobility is declining so you will be providing some moving and handling support - full training is provided
  • You will also be supporting her with her personal care, her medication, cooking, cleaning, and laundry
  • She also has a funded motability car to support her independence outside of her home, so it's essential that you have a full UK driving licence and are comfortable driving other people's cars

What shifts are available?

  • Shifts start at 9am one day and finish at 9am the following day with a sleepover shift included between 10pm - 8am (sleepover shifts are paid at £45 per shift and don't count towards your contracted hours)
  • Rotas are provided at least 4 weeks in advance to support a healthy work/life balance

Why 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 & 2022
  • 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
  • "Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010."
Dewsbury, England, UK