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Relief Support Worker

Salary: £7.91 per hour

Closing Date: 08 Jan 2016

Job Ref: OACP/Dimensions

Work Location: Oxford city,South Oxfordshire,West Oxfordshire

Salary Details: £7.91 per hour

Job Term: Permanent

Appointment Type: Bank

Hours: 0

Closing Date: 08 Jan 2016

Further Details: Do you want variety and fulfillment from your job?
Would you like no two days to be the same?
Would you like to get paid to do the things you enjoy?

Working as a Relief Support Worker within Dimensions can not only offer you that, but also extensive accredited training, comprehensive induction and genuine opportunities for career progression. Whether you have previously worked within Health and Social Care as a Support Worker or Care Assistant or are looking for a complete change of career, we at Dimensions believe that everyone has something to offer the people we support and believe that life skills, the right attitude and genuine desire to help people improve their lives are the most important characteristic of a Support Worker.

We have an ongoing need for Relief Support Workers within the Oxford area and will offer a guaranteed interview for you to find out more about whether this is the right career choice for you!

Are you ready for the challenge?

About the role
The role may involve:
•Manual handling
•Personal care
•Supporting people to get out and about in the community and take part in activities such as swimming, shopping and going to the cinema amongst other things
•Supporting people to take their medication
•Working shifts, including weekends and bank holidays

About you
We're looking for someone who :
•Is responsible
•Is motivated
•Is energetic to allow the people we support to take part in activities
•Is trustworthy
•Is encouraging and patient
•Has good communication skills

The rewards
In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer a range of great benefits including:
•30 days per year annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays), rising by 1 day per year for completed services to a maximum of 35 days
•Rewarding Dimensions – a discounted staff shopping scheme with a wide range of retailers
•Childcare Vouchers – non taxable and NI exempt vouchers available to all working parents
•Employee Assistance Programme – a 24/7 helpline with advice and support, with an extensive online literature, available to all employees and immediate family or partners living at the same address
•Pensions - a money purchase scheme with employee contribution and employer contribution
•Long Service Awards – recognition and a financial bonus for each five years’ service with Dimensions
•Qualification scheme – a financial bonus on completion of a recognised award
•Inspiring People - Employee recognition scheme – performance and contribution recognised by letter and certificate, entry into a prize draw and an annual awards ceremony
•Simply Health – discounted health and dental cover available for employees to purchase
•Life Assurance – death in service payment based on a multiple of the individual’s annual salary to be paid to the nominated beneficiary
•Bike to Work Scheme
•Season Ticket Loan

Positive about Disabled People
Dimensions value the diversity of all its employees. As a commitment to supporting disabled applicants and employees, we have been awarded the Positive about Disabled People symbol by Jobcentre Plus. This means:
•When you fill in the application form we will ask if you have a disability to make sure the application process is fair to people who have a disability.
•We will interview any person who declares they have a disability who meets the essential criteria for the job they are applying for. The essential criteria are the most important things needed to be able to do the job.

Want to apply for this role?
If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.
Please read the attached documents which provide additional information and click on the button below to complete the application process.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role in more detail please call Clare-Louise Wiblin on 07500102099