Learning Disability Support Coordinator - Gateshead

  • KEYFORT Group
  • Gateshead, UK
  • Nov 08, 2018
Permanent Health Care Management Other Care Services

Job Description

Learning Disability Support Coordinator

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Following the growth of the service we have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified Learning Disabilities Support Coordinator to join our team. The role of Learning Disabilities Support Coordinator will entail acting as the liaison with local community learning disability teams and KEYFORT health professionals to provide a holistic package of support

The successful candidate will be able to show genuine empathy and understanding for others with the ability to demonstrate energy, enthusiasm and commitment.

With the ability to demonstrate a number of transferable skills, you should be able to show through your application and interview experiences of managing a team, working in a solution focused manner and highly effective communication and organisational skills. Due to the nature of this role it is essential candidates have experience of working with individuals with learning disabilities and supporting people who may present with behavioural concerns, it would also be advantageous for candidates to have some experience of supporting or working with individuals with mental health conditions.

This role could regularly require working to support the person and the staff team during periods of distress, therefore it is essential the candidate is able to adapt in these situations.

This role will comprise of around half of the hours of work, to be within the office, whilst other hours will be on session supporting our service users to fulfil their potential.

Closing date 7th November 2018

KEYFORT are committed to safeguarding vulnerable adults and children.

The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS.

Salary: £20,000.00 per year

TO APPLY FOR THIS ROLE PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE www.keyfortgroup.co.uk/jobs