Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of support needs. Our services provide responsive and person centred support which is specific to the needs of the individual and 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 support for.
Lancashire extra care service provides person centred, flexible support to vulnerable people with aging care needs. This may include supporting adults with a diagnosis of Dementia and other memory impairments sustained through illnesses or injuries. The service is commissioned by Lancashire City Council in order to manage identified risks of living in an independent setting and to ensure people can continue to live to their full potential within their own homes. We are looking for a confident, warm, highly motivated and committed individual for the position of Support Coordinator. You will be responsible for managing two extra care services located in Morecambe, East Lancashire. Both services are in close proximity. Your role will include:
- Providing respectful personal care, emotional and practical support to service users
- Assessing service user needs and devising support plans accordingly
- Collaborating with service users, families, the multi-disciplinary team to maximise outcomes for service users
- Supervising staff and deploying staff resources effectively to meet the needs of the service
- Assisting your line manager in ensuring that the service meets all requirements and standards set by commissioners, Creative Support and other stakeholders
Relevant experience and qualifications are required, as are excellent communication skills, a good general standard of education and an innovative approach to providing person centred support that embodies Creative Support’s ethos of choice, opportunity, and wellbeing.
We do not accept CV’s as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required for which we pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency, all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website.