Female Supported Living Coordinator (Job Ref: 18706)

Position Categories: Challenging Behaviour, Complex Needs, Full Time, Learning Disability, new, North West

Location: Withington

Salary: Up to £23,317pa depending upon experience and qualifications

Closing Date: 28 November 2017

Other Job Ref Numbers: 18706JCP, 18706GWO, 18706RED, 18706CRJ

Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organization which provides care and support to people with learning disabilities, autism spectrum conditions, mental health needs, and older people. Our supported living service service is in Withington which provides Supported Living for individuals who have a learning disability and complex needs including challenging behaviours and communication needs.
We are looking for warm, caring individuals to provide person centred support to 3 female adults with learning disabilities, complex health care needs and communication difficulties in the Withington area. Your role will include:
• Providing personal care, practical and emotional support to adults with learning disabilities
• Maximizing service user outcomes by promoting independence and social inclusion
• Encouraging service users to be involved in decisions regarding their care and lives
• Collaborate with service users, their families and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service.
• Develop and maintain health action plans.
• Maximize and develop communication plans for services users.
The Support Living Co-ordinator role will be to lead the team to provide individualised person centred support to people with learning disabilities living in their own homes; to enable them to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life, to participate in the community and to develop their abilities as fully as possible.
You will have a warm, caring nature, and a commitment to making a positive difference in people’s lives. It is expected that you will work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the service.
This role is exempt from Section 7 2e of the SDA
We do not accept CVs as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required for which we pay. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website.

Application Instructions:

Download the full job description and application form below, print a copy and post to us (applications which are completed by typing can be emailed to us at recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk).

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Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed (recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk) to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.