Female Lead Support Worker

D013126
£10.20 - £10.20 Per Hour
Crawley
England, South East England, West Sussex
Part Time
Closing Date: November 26, 2021
Female Lead Support Worker

Are you experienced in supporting adults with learning disabilities in a support living or residential care setting? Join our innovative team based in Crawley 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.

A vacancy has arisen within our small team in Crawley for a lead support worker to head up a staff team who are supporting four adults with all aspects of daily living, whether driving out for lunch, taking part in art classes, volunteering or just having a fun time being a cycling buddy.

The people we support have a range of health related issues and learning disabilities, so you will need to have experience working as a support worker in residential/care home or supporting living setting and be ready to lead a team. Aspects of the role will include manage day to day appointments, accessing the community for sessions, health appointments, social events and planning ahead, along with everything that goes with running a home.

This is a small service packed with big ideas and we are looking for someone to enable us to expand and embed these. If you are good at problem solving whilst having fun then this might be the perfect role to help you take your next steps within leadership in this sector. Opportunities are available to develop and grow into the role and full training is provided to ensure you are doing the job to the best of your abilities. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about championing the rights of the people we support, and helping to educate others along the way. 

This is a full time position of 37.5 hours per week and we do work on a rotational basis, details of the rota pattern will be discussed at interview. 

You will be expected to drive an automatic small minibus sized vehicle so must hold a full UK drivers licence and be comfortable driving a support vehicle. 

Please note we will only be accepting applications from female candidates at this time.

"Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010."

Please see the full job description attached for more information about the role. 

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

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If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail please call Alison on 07903549944

  • 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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