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South Shields, Tyne and Wear (On-site)
up to £12.20 per hour

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Job description

Creative Support is a non-profit provider of personalised care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are recruiting a Support Coordinator for our South Tyneside Learning Disability Service.


We are looking for an experienced practitioner to work with people with learning disabilities in South Tyneside. Your role will include:


·         Providing practical and emotional support to people with learning disabilities

·         Promoting the independence of service users by working in a person-centred way

·         Collaborating with service users, families, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service that meets the needs of service users

·         Supporting and supervising staff and deploying staff resources effectively to meet the needs of the service


Experience of working with people with learning disabilities is essential for this role. Managerial experience is desirable but not essential. Possession of a clean driving license and a car is desirable.


You will be expected to work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, sleep-ins and bank holidays.

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

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.

We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed.

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

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Refreshed on: 17 November 2023
Closing date: 03 December 2023 at 00:00
Job ref: 72275
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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