Female Lead Support Worker
We are looking for Female Lead Support Worker to join our well established team in the East Ardsley/Tingley area of Leeds. We are looking for an ambitious person who can lead by example.
Are you experienced in supporting adults with learning disabilities, autism and challenging behavour? Join our innovative team where you can lead by example, enjoying an excellent training programme, strong career progression - and deliver outstanding support through the unique ‘Activate’ model, proven to make a measurable difference to people’s lives and your professional satisfaction.
We support 4 ladies living in a group supported living service. Our team also support several other individuals who live in their own homes in the Leeds area. Our teams work across the Leeds locality so there is opportunity to learn about other services and support a variety of people.
In our supported living service you will be supporting 4 young ladies under 35 years of age with mild learning disabilities, autism and mental health diagnoses. You may need to deal with challenging behaviour, which you will receive training for.
No day is the same and you will be involved in supporting people with a variety of great things such as college courses, holidays, day trips, seeing friends & family, leisure activities, household and daily living tasks and much more. We are looking for people who want to make a difference and genuinely care about supporting people to lead great lives.
You will be given all the training required and will be given the opportunity to shadow existing staff for your initial 2 weeks where you can spend time getting to know the people we support and the service. You will be working for a leading Provider where there is plenty of opportunity for you to grow and develop in your role.
A car driver is desirable but not essential. We are easily accessible on the 202/203 bus route from Leeds.
You will be required to work flexibly whilst we also work with staff to offer flexible working where possible. We are a 24/7 service so shifts vary from days, evenings, weekdays, weekends and our staff complete sleep in shifts. Our rotas are completed in advance for our staff and shared fairly across the team.
For more information about the role, please see the attached job description.
For a full list of rewards visit our website www.dimensions-uk.org/careers
If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail please call Wendy Whitaker on 07507128441
- 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 in one of our offices using assistive technology.
- OTE £20,916.00
- Support Worker