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Active Support Practice Lead

Posted 3 days 4 hours ago by Ambient Support

£37,370 Annual
Not Specified
London, United Kingdom
Job Description

Active Support Practice Lead

Home Based

38 hours per week

£37,370pa with £4,224pa Car Allowance

Purpose of Role

This role will take a lead on designing and implementing the Active Support strategy across Ambient's services. By equipping our support colleagues with the skills, they need to ensure that people we support can live the life they choose. The role will provide guidance and support to teams across the organisation to ensure that Active Support becomes the standard operating practice model within Ambient.

Active Support

To design the Active Support Strategy (within the Quality Strategy) and deliver the project.

To be the project lead for the roll out of Active Support within Ambient

To lead on the implementation of Active Support across Learning Disability and Mental Health Services

To ensure Active Support is embedded across services and service delivery reflects the objectives of Active Support

To be solution focused and work through any barriers and challenges to ensure the successful role out of Active Support

To work with the Quality team to design appropriate functions to capture, monitor & report on people we support's goal achievements & outcomes.

To provide induction training programme for all staff

Mentor and coach all managers in all things Active Support

To work collaboratively with teams across Ambient to ensure Active Support is successfully rolled out and embedded.

Practice Lead & Quality

To support staff and teams regarding support risk management of service users.

To develop and deliver training relating to best practise service provision.

To develop, introduce and review effective tools and evidence-based practice to aid our process of supporting people to achieve positive outcomes.

To be aware of new and innovative ways of working that is evidence based that may improve Ambient's service delivery.

To lead on identifying, sharing, and implementing evidence-based practise through quality improvement and service development.

Monitor the use of Restrictive Practises within Ambient and support teams to ensure the reduction of restrictive practises are at the fore front of their service delivery.

  • Provide advice and guidance to teams on practise matters affecting good quality service delivery.

Quality and Service Improvement

  • To work with Ambient Guardians to ensure that we work collaboratively and people we support are involved in organisational change. To provide targeted support and guidance to services that require an extra focus to drive quality improvements.

To report on service / people and or organisational compliance or reputational risks and to be solution focused in supporting any necessary service or organisational improvement.

To shape audit tools and governance tools in measuring quality of support and the quality of life of people we support

To identify opportunities for quality initiatives, leading on the delivery of those in services and/or organisationally

  • Identify any themes & or trends in any quality or practise data (qualitative or quantitative) and from this identify solutions to ensure we continuously improve Ambient service deliver and governance.

  • Where necessary to carry out practise observations, audits and reviews of services and implement changes that may be required from findings.

  • To be involved in tender responses in relation to care, support, evidence-based practise, quality, and outcomes.

About you

You are a knowledgeable social care leader who utilises the evidence-based practise of Active Support to improve the quality of life for the people we support. You are skilled at coaching and guiding people to ensure you get the best out of them. Your leadership skills facilitate organisational changes to positively impact our colleagues and the people we support. Ideally you are already an Active Support Lead/Coach/Facilitator


Experience in project management and leading on change.

Relevant Active Support Qualification is essential.

Experience in Active Support, coaching and mentoring teams.

Experience of working with diverse stakeholders

Experience in driving quality improvements.

Essential Skills/Knowledge/Attributes:

Good knowledge of data management systems

A knowledge of the adult social care sector and the legislation that governs it.

Ability to communicate and work across departments to improve the quality across Ambient.

Ability to review themes and trends in data & practise observations.

Extensive knowledge of good practise in the Learning Disability and Mental Health Sectors

Knowledge of local/national priorities/initiatives/innovations that may impact on policy & practise.

The benefits for you

Flexible working, enabling work-life balance

National Living Wage paid regardless of age, including under 25s

Refer a Friend' bonus scheme

Enrolment into defined pension scheme with contribution rates that increase over time (to maximum of 6% of the employee's pensionable earnings

29 days annual leave per annum. 8 days for Bank holidays are in addition to this basic entitlement

Membership of Health Service Discounts scheme

Free access to a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

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