Are you looking for a role that is diverse, stimulating and rewarding every day? We are looking to recruit a vibrant Acting Support Coordinator to join our supported living management team in Blythe Bridge and Leek, Staffordshire. The ideal candidate will be a caring and compassionate leader with excellent communication skills and a passion for supporting individuals with learning disabilities.
You will be responsible for the management of two supported living services located in Staffordshire. You will need at least two years of experience of supporting people with learning disabilities and experience of staff supervision and management. Driving is also an essential requirement for this role as you will be expected to travel between services.
You will be responsible for managing our excellent staff team and supporting our services users.You will ensure that our service users are encouraged to fulfil their passions and enjoy a range of activities within their homes and out in the community. Our service users love shopping, afternoon tea, walking, going to restaurants and much more.
Acting Support Coordinator Duties:
–Leading on the quality of the service and to ensure that it meets our quality standards and that of Care Quality Commission,
–Ensure we meet the needs of the service users we support and fulfil our contractual requirements,
–Provide direct care and support to service users including giving personal care
–Co-ordinate tailored Personal Support Plans for service users,
–Coach, advise and mentor staff in all aspects of service delivery,
–Encourage service users to engage in a range of activities that meet their health, wellbeing and cultural needs,
–Develop warm and trusting relationships with service users and their families enabling them to enjoy their time at the service to the fullest,
–Work closely with senior management and other bodies/health and social care professionals
–Willingness to work flexibly according to the needs of our services.
Benefits of working with Creative Support:
–Support with ongoing training and qualifications
–Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,
–Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,
–Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff,
–All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hour’s on call teams
If you require any additional information or support please do not hesitate to contact Danielle Felix on 07815 500 359 or Zoey Jones on 07929 765 729
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 Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.
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