Dudley is an exciting well established area in the West Midlands of supported living services consisting of a mixture of flats with sole occupancy to shared accommodation. The registered office is located within the Dudley borough. We have a positive approach to supporting people in their own homes where the service delivers a modern, comfortable and safe environment for people to thrive within.
We are seeking to recruit a dedicated Support Co-ordinator to manage staff support at one of our supported living projects. 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. You will have experience of support planning, person-centred planning and the use of positive behaviour support strategies as well as experience of working in a supervisory role. 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 and leadership 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.
What we offer…
Creative Support is a thriving and progressive community oriented organisation, with a passion for delivering high quality and meaningful services to the people we support.
In return for your commitment, Creative Support offers a wide range of employee benefits, specialised training through its internal training academy, and will support you to develop within your role and in forward planning your future career.
This is a perfect opportunity for those seeking to progress in the health and social care sector as we also offer the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2 – 5, dependent on job role.
Whilst previous experience in a similar role may be advantageous, we encourage people with the right values, aptitude and passion to apply. Full training offered.
Our range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction includes:
- Guaranteed Contracted Hours (Full or Part Time)
- QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2 and higher
- Free life assurance
- Pension with company contribution
- A range of employee discounts
- Staff and Team Awards
Reimbursements of travel expenses when travelling between projects, from projects to the regional office and for attending training.
Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high quality care through a well-established and supported local work force.