Female Support Worker – Relief
Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places To Work programme 2019, 2020 & 2021.
The full job description covers all associated skills, previous experience, and any qualifications that applicants are expected to have.
Start your day knowing you’ll make a difference – we are looking for female relief staff join our team of Support Workers in Maidenhead to cover various shifts which will predominantly be waking nights or sleep ins, helping create a positive difference that improves life for the people we support.
Dimensions are supporting three gentlemen and two ladies in this service and we are looking for people who share our values and can support someone to have the life they want to live. Dimensions are one of the country’s largest not-for-profit organisations supporting people with learning difficulties, autism, challenging behaviour and complex needs and we are driven by our values. People with learning disabilities and their families are at the heart of everything we do.
"Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010."
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
- Setting personalised and challenging goals
- Teaching new skills and encouraging new experiences
Courage – being brave enough to make a difference, by
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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!
- A full list of rewards can be found in the job description attached
If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Archie on 07500 122224.
- An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, 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. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150
- We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications