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Lead Support Worker ( 8.30 - 4.30 - 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday )

Competitive - up to £22500.86 salary dependent on skills and experience
Full Time - 8.30 - 4.30 - 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday

We looking for a positive, flexible and creative caring person, with a get up and go attitude, to join our Support team at the Aldingbourne Country Centre, near Fontwell. You will assist the Senior Support team with all aspects of managing our clients support activities and welfare, taking an active role in supporting the well-being and development of people with learning disabilities.

You will work as part of a team assisting with the vocational training in work-based social enterprises, enabling people to develop work and social skills, and improve well-being. These include gardening, craft, woodwork, cafe and performing arts. You will support inclusion, communication, expression, social engagement and promoting development, independence and new opportunities while documenting progression and support requirements.

We are looking for someone who can build strong relationships with other agencies and families to develop consistent approaches and support plans, and follow the appropriate response, reporting, recording and review procedures.  Aiming to develop peoples’ abilities and confidence and meet their needs to have a positive impact on their daily life, ambitions, well-being and self-esteem.

The Aldingbourne Trust  embraces a "one team" ethos and employ people who are pioneering and who strive to be outstanding in their role, to ensure that while in our care, the emotional, social, and personal fulfilment needs of the people we support are recognised, assessed, and met. In return, with full training, we empower you to be the best that you can be in this role and as a result we can continue to ensure the people we support remain at the very heart of everything we do.

The role is based at the Aldingbourne Centre, a car driver would be an advantage.

37.5 hours per week, working 5 days  (core Monday- Friday, 8.30 - 4.30)

Employee Benefits:

  • Life Assurance: 2 x your annual salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bicycle voucher scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Discounted gym membership
  • 10% staff discount at Seasons Nursery (based at Aldingbourne Country Centre)
  • 10% in ACC shop, ACC café, Horticulture, MAKE, and MAKE Café.
  • Peer Support Groups – Menopause Support, Mental Health First Aid, and Neurodiversity
  • Staff and volunteer awards
  • Qualify for the national Blue Light Card discount scheme
  • £200 refer a friend scheme (payable when the new person starts)