Acting Support Coordinator
We are recruiting an Acting Support Coordinator for our supported living and outreach service in Morecambe, 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
This is a 6 month contract with a view to becoming permanent on completion. 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.
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.
Closing Date: 26 May 2016