LD Specialist Support Coordinator (Heaton)

Heaton and Gateshead

Vacancy Job Title; Learning Disability Support Coordinator

Salary; starting £22k plus additional on call allowance

Contract type; Permanent, Full Time

Number of hours available; 40 hpw

Number of positions available; 1

Shift pattern available; You will work as part of a rota between the office and with the people we support and their staff team. The rota will include nights and weekends but will be arranged in advance.

Responsible for: Support Workers, Team Leads.

Location: Predominately based between Heaton and Head Office in Gateshead.

Travel: Regular regional travel required.

You will lead a team of Support Workers and Team Leads to provide exceptional support to a person we support with a learning disability. You will work with the person and their staff team to agree goals and outcomes and arrange meaningful activities to support them to meet their goals. You will lead in coordinating safe, flexible and responsive support which is person-centred and strengths-based. You will develop and review care plans, risk assessment and Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) plans. You have a responsibility to safeguard the people we support and the support teams at all times.

You will be responsible for assisting in the recruitment, training and line management of a team of Support Workers to deliver the agreed support packages. You will supervise and observe Support Workers to ensure the agreed support plan is being met and support strategies are being implemented effectively. You will oversee staff schedules with the support of a Resource Administrator, ensuring all support hours are staffed appropriately.

You will be an excellent communicator with people we support, their next of kin, support staff and stakeholders. You will understand and be able to demonstrate that ongoing leadership is vital to ensure the service continues to make a real difference to the lives of people we support. You will take accountability for your own development and learning, identifying and sourcing continuing opportunities for training and using this to develop the service further.

Whether the support type is Community, Education, or Employment, if you join KEYFORT’s passionate team, we work together and support each other to reach the goals of the person being supported. Our Mission statement is “Passionate about working together to provide specialist services. Real people providing real support to make a real difference”

If you go on to be successful in your application, some of the many benefits you’ll get are:

· 24 days leave plus bank holidays with additional days allocated based on length of service

· Experience and access to Clinical Supervisions with our own Registered Nurse or Occupational Therapist

· A fantastic Training, Mentoring and Shadowing programme

· Paid Enhanced DBS check

· Colleague Referral Scheme – refer a friend and receive a £100 incentive bonus

We know that benefits mean more than the ‘list’ we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and forums.

KEYFORT Group Ltd are committed to Safeguarding and protecting Adults and Children.

We welcome applications from all areas of the community and welcome the opportunity to find out more about what you could bring to KEYFORT.

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