Support Worker - Christchurch
Job Family: Support Worker
Location: Christchurch, Dorset
Pay Rate (£): £8.53 per hour
Vacancy Reference: 011648
***Floating Support Worker / Driver Required***
Takes someone special to care
We’re looking for someone with a great heart to come and work as a Support Worker at Dorset DCA.
Is the role demanding? … Yes!
Is it hard work? … Sometimes!
Is it rewarding? … Always!
We provide care and support to adults with learning disabilities and complex needs. They rely on you to keep them safe, treat them with dignity and support them to live a truly enriched life.
Dorset Domiciliary Care provides vital care and support to individuals in our Supported Living service based in Christchurch.
The team of support workers and senior Supports workers are friendly, caring and dedicated to providing empathetic, personalised care to each and every individual without exception including them and making them the centre of every choice or decision that affects them.
We also provide a number of outreach and housing related support hours to people in the community who need a little extra guidance with certain activities and tasks day to day. These tasks range from medication administration, maintaining well-being with support to health appointments, assistance with personal care tasks and accessing community based activities both essential and fun to name a few. Activities include food shopping, paying bills and banking through to attending social clubs or the cinema for example.
We offer a great range of benefits including an employee assistance programme, which offers independent advice and support 24 hours a day. We also offer a pension scheme and a retail discount package with some great offers spanning from holiday discounts to gym memberships. Our employees also make use of salary sacrifice schemes such as Childcare Vouchers and Cycle to Work.
Click Apply to complete our one page application………All applications & CV’s received are reviewed on a daily basis.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.
* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010
Role Specific Requirements -
Driver: Driver Required
Gender: Female Only