Care Co-ordinator (Level 1)
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Closed for applications on 19/04/2021 23:59
£20,092 to £21,748
Sleep in (if applicable)
Social Care - Adult Service
Sunderland Care and Support is a provider of high-quality care to the community of Sunderland, who are passionate about supporting adults with learning disabilities. We are seeking to recruit a Care coordinator (Level 1) into our Supported Living Division who can encourage a workplace culture based on respect and dignity for those in need of care and support.
Serlby & Serlby Bungalow
Serlby is a supported living service for (8) male adults with learning disabilities who are on the autism spectrum, who have extremely complex needs and may display challenging behaviours. Serlby Bungalow is attached to the main service. The bungalow is a bespoke service for (1) male customer who has learning and mental health disability who requires 2:1 support. Both services have Waking Night support, and Sleep-in provision. All the Customers living in both services require specialist support?to participate within their local community, develop a wide range of skills?with an aim of?maintaining?a tenancy within the city of Sunderland.?
As a Care Coordinator (Level 1), your focus will be to provide high value customer care across both services, maintaining and developing customer(s) quality of life by including them in meaningful activities, ensuring choice and support is given so they can access services to help them lead the life they want. This includes supporting individuals with a range of daily living skills such as preparing meals, completing household tasks, administering medication, finance management, accessing community activity, support with shopping, meeting friends & family, employment opportunities , and providing emotional support.
We are looking for Care Coordinators who are enthusiastic and motivated in their own personal development, you will have the ability to produce legible written reports and have good understanding of care plans. Your role will involve you in the absence of the team leader, being lead on shift to support your colleagues and act as an ambassador positive mentor for SCAS. You should have the ability to complete PMVA training. As an employee SCAS will support you on your journey via induction, probation, supervision and appraisal to ensure customers receive support which is designed to meet their own personal need.
What we can offer you
The job is extremely rewarding and in return we offer:
• 37 hours per week
• A starting salary of £20,092 rising to £21,748
• Sleep in payment of £36.08 per shift completed.
• Designated rota pattern
• Excellent training opportunities
• A pension scheme
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Career development opportunities
• A positive and rewarding job role and culture
• Work shifts on a rota including daytime, evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays, *
Applying for the position
Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.
Application forms should be submitted by email to
or via post to:
The Recruitment Team,
Sunderland Care and Support,
Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you provide on your application form. We will contact shortlisted candidates by email to confirm the arrangements for interview and an online assessment. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notification as you will not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk/spam folder.
Due to the current restrictions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, interviews will be via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful following the recruitment process any appointment will be subject to two satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check.
Please note CVs or covering letters will not be accepted.
This job is closed for applications.