Lead Support Worker

£11.62 Per Hour
England, South West England, Bristol
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: July 24, 2022
Lead Support Worker

No matter how long you've worked in Health and Social care, if you sincerely love what you do and you're great at it, and you're courageous enough to take the next steps towards a lifelong, life-changing career, then you might just want to consider joining Dimensions as our newest Lead Support Worker based in Bristol. 

Why Dimensions?

We're the award-winning, not-for-profit pioneers behind providing personalised support to those with learning disabilities and/or autism. We're also proud to be one of the few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places to Work programme. We therefore not only care for the people we support, but we also care for - and value - all of our amazing colleagues. So, if you were to join us today, not only will we help support you in achieving your goals and helping you reach your full potential, you'll also find purpose and personal fulfilment, job security and job satisfaction, great colleague benefits, plus a diverse, inclusive and supportive environment. 

What you'll do as a Dimensions Lead Support Worker

  • Empower and encourage the young gentleman we support so that he may live their best life - the life that he chooses. You'll achieve this by being actively - and enthusiastically - involved with every aspect of their day-to-day life (i.e., supporting them with shopping, encouraging them to achieve their aspirations and dreams, being involved with their hobbies, their housework, etc.)
  • Support with preparing meals
  • Accompany the gentleman on excursions and work placements - you must be prepared to drive their mobility vehicle 
  • Co-produce and design personalised support plans in partnership with the gentleman we support, their family and your colleagues
  • Write and maintain written records and use IT systems
  • Be actively involved in meetings
  • Act as a role model - you'll meaningfully coach, mentor and support your colleagues to help them reach their full potential
  • To be prepared to work flexibly and complete all required training

For further information about the role, our shifts, and the people we support, please contact Ludovic Leclerc on ludovic.leclerc@dimensions-uk.org

What you'll bring to the role

  • A genuine interest in - and a passion for - providing support 
  • Ambition - you're keen to continue with your personal and professional development
  • Professionalism - you always act with courage, respect, and integrity
  • A positive and upbeat attitude
  • Great communication skills, strong interpersonal talents, and an ability to work well in - and lead - a close-knit team

Further Information

  • 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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