Support Worker Waking Night

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 27-Mar-23

Closing Date: 24-Apr-23

Location: Weymouth, DT4 9DD

Salary: £13.01 per hour

Support Worker Waking Night

Are you looking for a new night-time position? Are you a calm, reassuring person who wants to make a difference to somebody’s life? Dimensions is seeking Waking Night Support Workers, in Weymouth, who will enable the independence of a gentleman in his 20’s who lives in his own home.The gentleman, who is autistic, would like to work with Waking Night Support Workers who will be happy helping him with his irregular sleep patterns. He is happy to meet either full or part-time Waking Night Support Workers.Dimensions are pleased to be able to offer Support Workers a payrate of £13.01 per hour for this role. Night shifts are 21.30-08.30.Activities Waking NightSupport Workers will be involved with include:- Encouraging the gentleman to get ready for bed- Supporting him to bed- Providing reassurance if he is unable to sleep- Creating a calming and relaxed atmosphere- Undertaking household tasks when the gentleman is asleepSupport Workers may also have to assist with meal preparation and prompting the gentleman to attend to his personal care.Benefits for Support Workers choosing to work with Dimensions include:- 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- Bike to Work scheme and 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 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 & 2022Other 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

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