Lead Support Worker
Are you experienced in supporting adults with learning disabilities? Join our innovative team based in Trowbridge 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 are looking for a Lead Support Worker to lead by example to support two gentlemen that live in their own home in Trowbridge. You will support them to have their own lives where they attend various activities in the community and in their home.
One of the gentlemen is a very happy man who enjoys other people's company and socialising. He loves being out and about and does enjoy a bit of people watching! He loves being involved in everything that is going on and is able to express his emotions well. He has 2:1 support, uses a wheelchair and has a specially fitted feeding tube.
The other gentleman that lives here has a love for Zumba and enjoys cooking. He is happy and likes being busy so he has a wealth of activities that he likes to do. He also likes other people's company and getting out into the community. He has epilepsy but this doesn't stop him from doing what he wants to do!
You will receive full training and shadow shifts so that you are able to support both these gentleman well. We also offer a range of further training and qualifications. The early shift starts at 7am and the late shift finishes at 10pm. There are also two waking night members of staff in the service overnight. There will be an opportunity to pick up overtime shifts should you wish to.
Being a driver is desirable however not essential. (They have their own vehicles.)
Please see the full job description attached for more information about the role.
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If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail please call Becca on 07393012658
- 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.
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