We are seeking to recruit a Support Co-ordinator to co-ordinate staff support in our Oadby service, where we provide quality care and support to 2 gentlemen and 2 ladies with learning disabilities across two neighbouring houses.
You must be confident, warm, highly motivated and committed to providing an excellent supported living service. You will have previous relevant experience, knowledge and a good understanding of working with people with a learning disability who have complex needs. You will have experience of support planning, person-centred planning and the use of positive behaviour support strategies. You will need to demonstrate a commitment to using person-centred thinking and approaches in your work to achieve the best outcomes for the people we support.
You will manage and deploy staff effectively to meet the needs of service users, taking into account their personalised schedules and activity plans. You must be professional and able to act as a role model, leading your team by example to ‘go the extra mile’ to support service users.
You will be patient, professional and well organised with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. You will be able to liaise proactively and effectively with social workers and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
You will build warm, trusting relationships with service users and their families.
Benefits of working with Creative Support:
- Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,
- Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate
- Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave
- Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
- All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hours teams
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 LGBT+ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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