Housing and Resettlement Coordinator (Job Ref: 21416)

Position Categories: Full Time, Learning Disability, Mental Health, new, North West

Location: Blackpool

Salary: Up to £20,431pa depending on experience and qualifications

Closing Date: 02 August 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 21416JCP, 21416GWO, 21416RED


Short Job Description:

Creative Support, a not-for-profit provider of social care services, is pleased to be opening a new service in Blackpool for complex clients with dual diagnosis. The service will provide accommodation based support for people with a range of support needs including mental health issues, learning disabilities, drug and/or alcohol misuse issues, people with complex needs and people with an offending history.

You will work alongside our Social Inclusion and Community Involvement Worker and Specialist Recovery Workers to provide a person-centred focused support service that enables our service users to develop the necessary life skills for independent living. You will manage a case load of clients, providing direct support to service users in accordance with their support plans and aspirations. You will support people to access other services that will be beneficial to their physical, emotional and financial wellbeing and will support people to access meaningful and engaging activities both in the scheme and the local community, with the aim of supporting people to be active and equal citizens.

You must be a positive individual with an empathetic approach to meeting the needs of our service users. It’s essential that you are able to work independently, using your own initiative and as part of a team, and that you have good verbal and written communication skills. Experience of working in a community-based service is desirable, the ability to drive is preferred for this role.
Our range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction includes:

-Guaranteed contracted hours
-Free life assurance
-Pension with company contribution
-A range of employee discounts

Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high quality care through a well-established and supported local work force.


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.


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