Are you experienced in supporting adults with learning disabilities in a support living or residential care setting? Join our innovative team based in Reading 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.
Here at Dimensions, we are looking for a Lead Support Worker to join us in Reading. Working at our Supported Living Service you will enhance the quality of life of four individuals who live there by empowering their independence and 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.
This is a 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 shifts will include sleep ins, weekends & bank holidays. Details of the shift pattern will be discussed at interview.
"Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010."
If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail please call Dudu on 07903 497459 or click below to submit short application.
Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.
Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and interviews will be held until the posts are filled.
Benefits for Support Workers working with Dimensions include:
- A competitive payrate of £10.56 per hour
- up to 35 days paid Annual Leave (including public holidays – pro rata)
- Opportunities for career progression
- High Street Discounts – Retail and Entertainment (supermarkets, hospitality, pubs, cinema etc.)
- Life Assurance and Company Pension
- Industry leading training
- Enhanced DBS paid for by us
Dimensions is about people. We are ambitious for the people we support and our colleagues. We want the people we support to have fulfilling lives and we want our colleagues to have great careers with us. So if you would like to be a part of our team and if you feel that your values match ours, please apply by clicking the button below - upload your CV and we will be in touch. You could soon be making a positive difference every day. If you want more information or just an informal chat about Dimensions and the roles we have available – please contact Lina on 0300 303 9150 or drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
This role requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure, which will be obtained for you by Dimensions.
Dimensions is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. Dimensions are Disability Confident Committed and we guarantee to interview all applicants who let us know they have a disability and meet the minimum essential criteria for this role. 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 our offices using assistive technology.