Lead Support Worker

£12.65 - £12.65 Per Hour
Milton Keynes
England, South East England, Buckinghamshire
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: July 14, 2022
Lead Support Worker

Lead Support Worker

£12.65 per hour

Milton Keynes, MK5

Calling all experienced Support Workers

We are excited to announce an amazing opportunity to join a brand-new support team in Milton Keynes, supporting a gentleman as he moves in and turns his house into a home.

Various contracts available with excellent benefits and referral bonus.

We have a fantastic opportunity to join us as a Lead Support Worker, where you will have access to an excellent training programme, strong career progression and the opportunity to deliver outstanding support through our unique ‘Activate’ model. This model is proven to make a measurable difference to people’s lives and the professional satisfaction of our colleagues. 

We are welcoming a gentleman into his own home who enjoys Knight Rider, Dukes of Hazard, riding his bike, going to the gym, cooking, horse riding and swimming. He loves being around people who are fun, calm, and optimistic so a positive can-do attitude is essential.

Your role will be to support this man to live the life he chooses. On a day-to-day basis you will be supporting with meal preparation, medication administration, grocery shopping and household tasks including cooking, cleaning, and laundry.

As a Lead Support Worker, you will work closely with the Locality Manager and the Assistant Locality Manager to ensure this man is receiving outstanding person-centred care. You will be responsible for helping to promote a culture within the team that every moment has potential and is an opportunity to improve this man’s life. 

Do you have what it takes?

Here is what we are looking for. Unless otherwise stated, we will look for these qualities when we shortlist and then confirm them when we meet you.

  • You can show your knowledge – through qualifications or experience – of supporting people with a range of needs, such as complex histories, health needs or behaviour that challenges.
  • You have basic literary and numeracy skills for completion of forms, financial administration, recording on medical charts and have basic computer skills for e-learning, word documents, and forms on the computer.
  • You can work as part of a team.
  • You can record and present factual information systematically, accurately and honestly.
  • You can develop positive working relationships with all those involved in Dimensions – including people we support, families, carers, internal colleagues, and external agencies.

Why join us?

Our sector-leading package of colleague benefits really builds up. Your benefits can be work up to £1,220 per year.

  • 30 days annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays), rising to 35 days
  • Pensions, including a money purchase scheme with employee and employer contributions
  • An occupational sick pay scheme
  • The opportunity for flexible working
  • Discounts and cashback on shopping through rewarding Dimensions
  • £500 bonus for recommending a friend to work for us if they are employed
  • You may also benefit from a work mobile phone, our bike to work scheme, season ticket loans, and more.

Apply now

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and interviews will take place until the positions are filled. If you are excited by this opportunity, do not delay, apply today! We look forward to hearing from you.

  • An enhanced Adult & Child 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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