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Female Support Worker – Stoke on Trent Hourly rate – £9.80 per hour Full Time (37.5) hours available Full Driving Licence preferable We are looking to recruit two passionate Female Support Workers to provide support to a female to increase their independent living skills; with strong ambition for the people we support to facilitate positive community participation. We support a lady within an independent living service in Longton who requires 2:1 support. She has a range of hobbies including going for walks, meeting people and loves music of all kinds. You will need a sound understanding of risk management to maintain appropriate structures and boundaries, as well as a non-judgemental attitude. You will also need to be passionate about supporting adults to increase their independent living skills; with strong ambition for the people we support to facilitate positive community participation. We are looking for people with a good knowledge of opportunities in the local area and a good understanding of community connections work. “Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.” Your role and duties will be: • To complete and follow comprehensive support plans to ensure positive outcomes for the people we support • Supporting community participation e.g. work/college placements • To establish appropriate community connections and support the development of positive relationships for the person we support • Using interpersonal skills and relationships to help people make choices, develop self-help, confidence and independence skills. • Helping to seek inclusion opportunities and introduce the people we support to community facilities, clubs etc. • Building good working relationships with the people we support, their friends and families, your colleagues and external organisations involved with the people you support. You are required to show empathy and awareness for others’ individuality, beliefs and cultures. You will recognise and challenge any bias, prejudice and discrimination. The Rewards: In return, we offer; • A generous training programme, including Learning Disability Qualifications and a Diploma in Health and Social Care. • A bespoke induction package to orientate you to the Waymarks model of support. • A pension scheme with contribution by Waymarks. • Employee reward scheme, where you can save money every day on shopping or even larger purchases like holidays. About us: Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places to Work Programme, 2019, 2020 and 2021. Apply now If being a Support Worker sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. The attached job description, person specification and additional information will provide you with lots of information on the role and Dimensions. To apply it couldn’t be simpler – just click on the button below to complete the application process. Or If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Adriana Cocut on 07384 894232. • 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. • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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