Support Coordinator (Job Ref: 23150)

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

Location: North Tyneside

Salary: Up to £10.18 per hour depending upon experience

Closing Date: 09 October 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 23150RED, 23150JCP, 23150GWO, 23150CRJ

Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a non-profit provider of personalised care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are recruiting a Support Coordinator to provide temporary twelve month maternity cover for our supported living service for individuals with learning disabilities and mental health needs across four of our services in North Tyneside.

We are looking for an experienced practitioner to work with people with learning disabilities and mental health needs in North Tyneside. Your role will include:
• Providing practical and emotional support to people with learning disabilities and mental health needs
• Promoting the independence of service users by working in a person-centred way
• Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users
• Supporting and supervising staff and deploying staff resources effectively to meet the needs of the service

Experience of working with people with learning disabilities and mental health needs is essential for this role. Managerial experience is desirable but not essential. Possession of a clean driving license and a car is desirable.

You will be expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, sleep-ins and bank holidays.

This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver Status and you will receive ongoing training regarding the service user group you work with, managerial qualifications, and training regarding changes to the law governing social care.

Application Instructions:

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