Lead Support Worker - Female

£10.56 Per Hour
England, South East England, Berkshire
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: August 24, 2022
Lead Support Worker - Female

Lead Support Worker - Female - Bracknell
37.5 hours per week
£10.56 per hour

As a lead support worker, you will will assist the locality manager and assistant locality manager in maintaining a high quality of support, acting as a role practitioner, coaching and mentoring support workers and relief support workers to ensure the people supported achieve the outcomes identified within their support plans. 

You will be working across two homes in Bracknell. In one home Dimensions are supporting a young lady who has complex Epilepsy who oves going out into the community and will need lots of encouragement to engage in activities. She likes swimming and bowling along with lots of other things. In the second home, Dimensions are supporting an older couple in a bungalow that require during the day for medication, meals and to go out.

No two days will be the same, you will enjoy variety and assist people in the following ways:

  • Fully understand the support needs of the people you support and their families, maintain appropriate records for these two groups, and be a role model of good practice.
  • Recognise that every moment has potential and instill this in the culture of the team.
  • Help people learn the skills they need to live the life they choose.
  • Support with medication, organise stock control and ensure systems are safe
  • Participate as appropriate in relevant reviews at individual, team and service level and work to continually improve practice whilst challenging poor practice.
  • Involve the people we support in the planning of their support. This includes developing and delivering their support plan, reviewing the support they receive against Dimensions’ values and maintaining good working relations with their circle of support.
  • Support people with their personal and intimate care as required. This includes supporting people to use the toilet, dress themselves, eat and drink, etc.
  • Help the people we support to shop for things they wish to buy including their clothes and food, and to prepare their meals as required.
  • Help the people we support to do their housework, including cleaning and laundry.

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme 2022.

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If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail please call Kirsty on 07387 416820

  • Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will take place until the positions are filled.
  • Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.
  • 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.

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