Support Apprentice

Dim/7745
Stafford
England, Staffordshire, West Midlands
Permanent
Support Apprentice

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places To Work programme.

Looking for an exciting opportunity in a Support Work environment?

If you enjoy helping people and want to make a difference to their lives, this is the career for you. Dimensions are looking for a passionate, caring person to join their team.

You must be 18 to apply for this apprenticeship, due to lone working and other policies.

Accountable to: Locality Manager or, in the absence of the Locality Manager, the Assistant Locality Manager or Lead Support Worker

Purpose: Helping people that you support to live the individual life they want, ensuring they have choice and control over the planning and delivery of their support.

About the role

  • You will be expected to assist the people we support in the following ways:
  • You should complete all of your required training either by E Learning or attending courses.
  • You should involve the people we support in the planning of their support. This includes developing and delivering their support plan, and reviewing the support they receive against the Dimensions’ values.
  • You will need to support people with their personal and intimate care as required. This includes bathing, toileting, dressing and supporting people to eat.
  • You will help the people we support to shop for things they wish to buy including their clothes and food, and to prepare their meals as required.
  • You will help the people we support to do their housework, including cleaning and laundry.
  • You will support people to find opportunities in education, employment and leisure, and enable them to take part in these opportunities.
  • You will help the people we support to manage their own money.
  • You will support people with their day to day travel arrangements and holidays as required.
  • You will be expected to work in a supportive manner with colleagues, families and external parties, building trust by being open and honest.
  • You will have to keep some written records, using IT systems as required to help you, including support plans, financial info and health and safety records.

 

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  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role and if applicable an overseas DBS check, 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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