Saint Helens, Merseyside
£9.75 - £10.00 per hour
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Creative Support is a national, fast growing not-for-profit organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. We are currently looking to add a proactive, dedicated Support Coordinator to join our Whitfield Lodge service in St Helens.

We are looking for an experienced practitioner to work with people with learning disabilities, Autism and complex health needs at Whitfield Lodge based in St Helens. The ideal candidate will be a warm, organised, caring and flexible individual and able to provide practical and emotional support to staff and service users. You will be responsible for promoting independence of service users by working in a person-centred way, conducting risk and support assessments and supporting the supervision of staff and service coordination.  You will ensure effective management of rotas and staff allocations to meet individual needs in a large service.

Support Coordinator Duties:

  • Providing practical and emotional support to people with learning disabilities, Autism and complex health needs

  • Collaborating with service users, families and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service

  • Assisting the operational management of one service, which is a supported accomoodation.

  • Coordinate and deploy staff resources efficiently to meet the needs of the service

  • Flexible to work hours according to the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Whitfield Lodge based in St Helens is only 22 minute bus journey from the centre of St Helens and a short walk from Lea Green train station.

At least 2 years’ experience of working with people with learning disabilities, Autism and complex health needs is essential for this role as well as excellent excel knowledge and good computer skills. Managerial experience is desired but not essential. You will have achieved a higher professional qualification – NVQ 3/4 Health and Social Care or equivalent.

You will be based at this service and have a flexible approach to work and have access to a car and a clean driving licence.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme,

  • Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate,

  • Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,

  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff,

  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hour’s teams.

More about Creative Support
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Creative Support

Creative Support is a national, high quality provider of person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental heal... Read more

Posted on: 13 January 2021
Closed date: 26 January 2021
Job ref: 35950
Tags: Social Care/Development

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