Creative Support is a not-for-profit provider of social care services. We are currently recruiting for our Blackpool service supporting complex clients with dual diagnosis. The service provides accommodation based support for people with a range of support needs including mental health issues, learning disabilities, drug and/or alcohol misuse issues, people with complex needs and people with an offending history.
You will lead and supervise a team of dedicated staff that will include a Housing and Resettlement Coordinator, a Social Inclusion and Community Involvement Worker, Recovery Workers, a Concierge Worker and Support Staff to provide a person-centred, focused support service that enables our service users to develop the necessary life skills for independent living. You will manage a case load of clients, writing and reviewing support plans while providing direct support to service users in accordance with these plans and aspirations. You will support people to access other services that will be beneficial to their physical, emotional and financial wellbeing and will support people to access meaningful and engaging activities both in the scheme and the local community, with the aim of supporting people to be active and equal citizens.
You must be a positive individual with an empathetic approach to meeting the needs of our service users. It is essential that you are able to work independently, using your own initiative and as part of a team, and that you have good verbal and written communication skills. Experience of working in a community-based service is essential; the ability to drive is preferred for this role.
Our range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction include:
-Guaranteed contracted hours
-Free life assurance
-Pension with company contribution
-A range of employee discounts
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.
Closing Date: 11 October 2019
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