Creative Support is a national, expanding not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. Our services provide responsive and person centered care which is specific to the needs of the individual. The key to achieving this quality of support is by having a staff workforce that is hardworking and committed to ensuring the best possible quality of life and independence for those we provide this care for.
We are recruiting for a person centred, passionate and motivated Project Manager to lead one of our supported living services in the Durham area. This bespoke service enables people with complex needs, autistic spectrum conditions and learning disabilities to lead fulfilling, happy and rewarding lives within high quality community based settings.
You will be responsible for leading the delivery of care and support to our service users. You will be an experienced learning disability/autism practitioner with the ability to develop structured programmes of communication, personalised support and positive behaviour management. You will work closely with families and other professionals and will have the ability to supervise and mentor a staff team. You will help to deliver consistent, person centred services which meet the needs and preferences of individuals.
You will have previous experience, knowledge and a good understanding of working with people with complex needs, learning disabilities and autism. You must be skilled in assessment and support planning, using a variety of methods such as, communication pathways & positive behaviour support strategies. You will manage and deploy staff effectively to meet the needs of service users, you will have excellent communication skills both verbal and written. You must have a hands-on approach and be able to role model and mentor staff. A relevant social care qualification is essential (RNLD, BASW, DipSW Diploma Level 5). Applicants must possess a clean and valid driving license and have access to a vehicle.
We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBTQ+ community.
We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.
We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed.
In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.
You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to email@example.com 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.
If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.
Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS