Support Coordinator

Job Reference: 71814
Posted: Thursday 23rd May 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 6th June 2024
up to £12.82 per hour
Derby, Derbyshire
Full-Time

Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people living in supported living services in Derby?

 

We are currently recruiting a Support Coordinator to join the management team at our supported living service for adults with learning disabilities.

 

Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care services. Working to empower people with a range of care needs to live independent and fulfilling lives, we are committed to helping our clients recognise their strengths, abilities and personal resources.

 

Our supported living service in Sinfin, Derby supports service users with a range of disabilities, to remain in their own homes and live fulfilled lives. The service comprises of 4 houses on a lovely residential culdesac. There is a model of core and 121 support, supporting 11 tenants. The tenants are supported to enjoy a wide range of activities and live their lives to the full. We also manage a supported living service in Alvaston. The services work closely together, sharing staff experience and expertise and working to ensure that service users’ needs are met.

 

We are looking for a caring, dynamic and highly motivated person to join the team as a Support Coordinator in our Supported Living Services, predominantly based in Sinfin. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our well-established services located in Derby.  The successful candidate will oversee 2 of the 4 houses, up to 6 service users, but also support across all 4 houses when required, in the absence of the team leader. The role will be a mixture of on and off rota time, as well as early, late and day shifts as well a portion of the sleep shifts.

 

Key responsibilities would be:

  • Deputising and supporting the management team in co-ordination of all aspects of service delivery
  • Providing direct person-centred care to service users in their own tenancies
  • Promoting  and increasing co-production, service user involvement and positive partnerships
  • Ensuring the effective day-to-day running of the service, guaranteeing high quality care is delivered at all times.

 

For this rewarding and demanding role applicants must be reliable, flexible, professional and have a proven management background in the sector. This is a full time position and you will be required to work 37.5 hours per week on a 24 hour rota system. You will also be required to take part in the local on call in conjunction with other service coordinators in the area.

 

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

 

We offer all employees competitive pay and a pension contribution in addition to 28 days annual leave. As an employer that is committed to the professional development of our staff we also support our care staff to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and pay for your enhanced DBS. Additional benefits include enhanced maternity leave, employee support programmes and an additional day of leave each year on or around your Birthday.

 

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer, who have recently received Investors in People Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – Please be aware we are currently at full capacity with our Visa Sponsor Licenses, therefore we are not accepting applicants who are seeking sponsorship.

 

We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.

 

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. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

A list of all roles available can be located at: www.creativesupport.co.uk

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed 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. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk

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

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