Support Coordinator

Job Reference: 65642
Posted: Tuesday 14th May 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 28th May 2024
Up to £25,389 per annum
Blackpool, Lancashire
Full-Time

We are recruiting a Supported Living Coordinator for our supported living and outreach service in Blackpool, which provides person centred support to adults with learning disabilities, some of whom have autism spectrum conditions and complex needs.

We are looking for an experienced practitioner with management experience to provide care and support to people with learning disabilities. Your role will include:

  • Developing the independent living skills and community inclusion of service users
  • Identifying and accessing activities with service user to promote valued and meaningful lifestyles
  • Providing respectful personal care, emotional and practical support to service users
  • Collaborating with service users, families, and the multi-disciplinary team to maximise service user outcomes
  • Implementing Creative Support principles, policies, procedures and guidelines and ensuring that the service fulfils CQC requirements
  • Supervising and supporting staff to best meet service user needs and preferences
  • Supporting service users with behaviour that challenges services and implement positive behaviour support

Experience is essential for this role, as well as access to a car.

You will be expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, including evenings and weekends.

This unique and challenging opportunity will provide you with provide you with an environment that offers personal and professional development. We will provide you with further managerial training and qualifications to best meet the needs of the service.

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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