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Support Worker – Watford
Contract Type: Part time/30 hours/permanent
Salary: £9.60
A Full UK/EU driving licence and have access to a car is essential for this role

Do you like the TV programme Masked singer? Are you committed to having your daily coffee? Do you enjoy Disney – whether that’s Mickey Mouse, Elsa or Goofy! 

If the answered yes to those questions, WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! 

Job role:

The successful applicant will be supporting a gentleman in his 30’s who lives in his own place in the Watford area. At Dimensions we support adults with learning disability and autism. 

As a Support Worker, you will make a real difference to this gentlemans life. You would assist him with personal care (washing his hair) and meal preparation including meals to be home cooked for him and introducing new foods into his diet. Your support would need to be creative to motivate him to maintain his own place and to distract him away from his love of watching youtube videos.

He has an interest in trains and model railways clubs. He often enjoys going to York to the railway museum, going to theme parks, the zoo, coffee shops and often gets tickets to all his favoutive tv shows!

Shift pattern:

Shift patterns are divided into two; 10am – 9pm four days a week for the big days out. The other three days are 10am – 2pm and 6pm – 10pm, weekends and bank holidays are included in the working pattern. This role will not involve sleep ins or waking nights.

Benefits:

  • Training time paid for
  • Close-knit supportive team with excellent internal communication and regular team meetings
  • Wellness programme
  • No uniform
  • 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
  • Paid shadow shifts
  • Free monthly review, appraisals and feedback
  • A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached

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  • 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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