Lead Support Worker
Are you experienced in supporting adults with learning disabilities? Join our innovative team based in Bury St Edmunds where you can lead by example based within the float team, 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.
The Dimensions Team Supports both male and female people within this diverse service. Providing support with daily living skills, accessing the community to engage in a wide variety of activities including swimming, going to the pictures, shopping, bowling and paid employment. The people we support have a wide difference in need, inclusive of 24 hour care, complex needs inclusive of Epilepsy, Autism and behaviour support, wheelchair users. There is a seperate room for Lead Support Workers who are required to stay over night on a sleep-in basis. We also have wake night staff that are required to remain within an individuals flat due to significant complexity of needs. You will be part of a team that works flexibly on a rota. The location is easily accessible by public transport and has parking available.
Please see the full job description attached for more information about the role.
Sleep ins are paid at the rate of £30.50 per sleep in. In addition if applicable top up payments will be awarded accordingly to meet National Minimum Wage obligations
For a full list of rewards, visit our careers page at www.dimensions-uk.org/careers
If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail please call Locality Manager Loz Franklin on 07387413995
- 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 £21,264.69
- Support Worker