Support Coordinator

Up to £20,431pa based on experience
06 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

St James’ Mew is a new bespoke set of town houses in Stratford, offering providing individualised, personalised support, to people with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorders and other complex needs. Each person has their own tenancy and is offered outcome focused support to lead fulfilling and valued lives, participate in their local community, develop independent living skills and achieve their personal goals and desired outcomes.

The Role:

We are seeking to recruit a Support Co-ordinator to co-ordinate staff support across the properties.

You must be confident, warm, highly motivated and committed to providing an excellent supported living service. You will have previous relevant experience, knowledge and a good understanding of working with people with a learning disability who have complex needs. You will have experience of support planning, person-centred planning and the use of positive behaviour support strategies. You will need to demonstrate a commitment to using person-centred thinking and approaches in your work to achieve the best outcomes for the people we support.

You will manage and deploy staff effectively to meet the needs of service users, taking into account their personalised schedules and activity plans. You must be professional and able to act as a role model, leading your team by example to ‘go the extra mile’ to support service users.

You will be patient, professional and well organised with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. You will be able to liaise proactively and effectively with social workers and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.

You will build warm, trusting relationships with service users and their families.

We do not accept CVs as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required for which we pay. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website.