Support Co-ordinator

Expiry date: Tuesday 03 October 2023 at 12:00

Salary: £27,621 - £29,250 per annum (pro rata)
Service: Hansel Supported Living Service
Hours: 39 hours per week
Location: Primarily within the Hansel Ayrshire Supported Living Services Office in Broadmeadows and throughout the Ayrshire area

Hansel is a leading social care charity working for people with learning disabilities and additional needs across Ayrshire, offering a range of personalised support choices to over 600 people each year.  Our community and home-based support service, Hansel Supported Living Services, has recently been awarded a new service and we have an exciting opportunity for a new Support Co-ordinator to join the team.

Working mainly within South Ayrshire and at Hansel's site at Broadmeadows, Symington, the Hansel Supported Living Services Team work in partnership with our customers, their families and external agencies, ensuring a safe, secure and nurtured environment for the people we support which provides positive outcomes and opportunities for the future.

The role will involve assisting the Service Manager and management team to provide a wide ranging and responsive community-based service, aimed at meeting the needs of the people we support.  The Support Co-ordinator will also provide effective line management support to the service’s staff team, and participate in the on-call rota.

The successful candidate will have a minimum two years experience of supporting individuals with learning disabilities and complex health needs. An SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is also essential. 

In addition applicants should also have the following attributes and experience:

  • Experience of creating person centred care plans and risk assessments
  • In-depth understanding of our values, current social care legislation and best practice
  • Proficiency and confidence in the use of IT systems including Word, Excel, Power point and databases
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills and able to communicate effectively (listening, verbal and written) at all levels of the organisation
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to effectively manage competing demands
  • Full UK driving licence and use of car for work purposes

Experience of providing supervisory support to a team is desirable but not essential.

This post is considered to be Regulated Work with Adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007.  Accordingly, the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Record Update if already a Scheme member prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

Hansel is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for the job. 

 

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HSLS Support Coordinator Job Description

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