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Creative Support
£24,855 - £27,091 per year
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Morecambe, Lancashire
£24,855 - £27,091 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Do you have the personal commitment, drive and person-centred values to be able to make a real difference to the lives of people with complex needs who can display behaviours which challenge?

We are looking for a highly skilled, proactive and resilient Team Manager for our bespokely adapated supported living service in the Heysham area.  This service has been developed to meet the needs of people with complex care needs including those with a learning disability, autism and those who display behaviours which can challenge and those with forensic needs and risks.

Your role will be to support the Registered Manager and staff team to deliver the highest standards of care and support, enabling service users to enjoy wellbeing, quality of life and community connections. You will promote and re-inforce a culture of responsive, person-centred practice and Active Support across the service. Relationships will be built based on respect and unconditional positive regard. You will be responsible for leading practice development and delivery across the service and your role will include:

Key Tasks and Duties:

  • Being the manager on duty.
  • Carrying out Responder and Shift Leader responsibilities to ensure the most robust and effective delivery of the service.
  • You will be responsible for rota management, deploying staff effectively to meet individual needs.
  • You will ensure all staff receive regular and high quality supervision, coaching and mentoring to ensure they feel confident to fulfil their role.
  • You will provide some direct support to service users ensuring that they are supported to develop socially valued lifestyles which build upon strengths, interests and aspirations whilst remaining mindful of risks present.
  • Working alongside staff members as they deliver support, monitor and observe their interactions and practice with service users, offering mentoring, role modelling good practice, guidance, support and opportunities to learn how to dynamically respond to risk appropriately.
  • You will be required to provide a practical response to service users’ behaviour that challenges for example if you are present when there is an incident, you will be expected to respond to ensure that staff feel fully supported with such challenges.
  • You will review all Behavioural Incident Reports, providing feedback on the approaches used using our AirTable reporting mechanism, identifying learning outcomes.  You will debrief staff following all incidents when you are in work and will use your time to coach and mentor staff to ensure they understand the importance of following behavioural guidelines.
  • You will play a key role in the Local Clinical Meeting process. You will complete Clinical Summaries for consideration at the Local Clinical Meeting and present your findings following incident analysis and from staff consultations to ensure a responsive person centred active approach is delivered to all in the service.
  • You will ensure actions recorded on Clinical Action Logs are completed and will bring any concerns to your Service Manager or Service Director.
  • You will provide accurate and robust updates to the Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDT) involved with our Service Users, ensuring they have access to appropriate analytical information to enable them to have confidence in our approaches.
  • You will attend all MDT meetings for service users and will prepare appropriate and regular updates for all such meetings.

You must have:

  • Experience of working in the field of Adult Social Care.

  • At least three years prior experience of supporting people with a learning disability and complex behaviours.

  • Be a highly motivated, dynamic and confident communicator.

  • Be confident in working directly with service users and skilled in using this knowledge to coach and develop Positive Practice in Behavioural Support.

  • Be willing to engage in training to improve your knowledge of Positive Behavioural Support.

As a credible role model you will deliver skilled direct care and support and coach staff to build their confidence and expertise. You must demonstrate excellent assessment, support planning and report writing skills. Knowledge of communication approaches and the ability to create visual communication aids is essential.

You will have a good knowledge of PBS principles and strategies and legal/good practice frameworks (including MCA, DOLs and MHA) and their application in a supported living setting.

You will be a confident and professional practitioner, able to contribute effectively to collaborative multi-disciplinary decision making, planning and review processes. You will be warm, calm, and emotionally intelligent with the ability to build positive and trusting relationships with service users, their families, staff and partner agencies. You will have a key role in supporting our commitment to creating an open, reflective and accountable culture which is underpinned by a commitment to ethical practice, dignity and rights.

Creative Support is a not-for-profit organisation which provides high quality, person-centred support to older people and adults with a learning disability and/or autism and people with physical disabilities and mental health needs. The support we offer is tailored to the individual and promotes their independence and community engagement. We are an Investor in People accredited employer of a diverse team of over 5,000 well supported staff across England. Our services in London and the South East employ over 600 staff supporting around 1,000 people with care and support needs.

You will be joining a progressive charitable organisation, strongly committed to investing in your professional development through both practice-based training and academic study. You will also be part of our highly committed and mutually supportive team of ten PBS and quality practitioners supporting our agency to achieve great outcomes and meet quality standards. By joining this team you will be able to access peer support and expertise.

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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: 04 November 2019
Closing date: 25 November 2019
Job ref: 27997
Tags: Social Care/Development,Management

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