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Apprentice Support Worker : Leading Lives Ltd



30th April 2019

About the employer
Leading Lives provides social care support for people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs across Suffolk and beyond in the home and in the community.


Working week
Days and times TBC by employer. Shifts may include 08.45-15.45 07.00-14.00 15.00-22.00. Total hours per week: 30.00
Expected duration
13 months


Vacancy Description

Providing effective support:

  • Assist with access to opportunities within the local community which develop independence and inclusion
  • Contribute to activities linked to an individual’s Person Centred Review Action Plan and/or Support Plan, taking into account the individual’s preferences
  • Provide intimate personal care according to individual needs, maintaining dignity and respect at all times
  • Assist with daily living tasks

Communicating effectively:

  • Communicate effectively and sensitively with customers taking into account their personal communication style
  • Liaise effectively with families, paid carers and others who have an interest in the support provided to the customer
  • Advocate on individuals behalf as and when required

Planning and Organising:

  • In conjunction with staff, take day to day responsibility for organising and planning duties and activities
  • Take personal responsibility for organising and delivering duties and activities

Health, safety and wellbeing:

  • Ensure Health and Safety practices are followed in line with company policy (e.g. fire drills, first aid box checks, medication checks, COSHH checks etc.)
  • Contribute to building security, reporting any required repairs or hazards
  • Complete and contribute to risk assessments

Team working:

  • Participate as a member of the Leading Lives team, supporting colleagues and working collaboratively to develop the service
  • Promote the Leading Lives organisation positively
  • Act as an ambassador for the organisation and a role model to colleagues
  • Attend and contribute to team meetings
  • Work flexibly within the locality to meet the needs of the people we support, this may include evenings and weekend working
  • Undertake mandatory and essential training when required
  • Work in line with Company policies and procedures
  • Take ownership for own personal development

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 26/05/2019


£148.00 p/w


This job is located in Ipswich, Suffolk

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About Leading Lives

Leading Lives is award winning social enterprise which provides social care support for people in the home and in the community across Suffolk and neighbouring counties. As a not for profit business we reinvest any surplus back into services for our customers...

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