Care Co-ordinator (Level 1) - Autism Team

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/11/2023 23:59
£24,294 - £25,979
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Closing date:
26 Nov
Further Information
Sunderland Care and Support is a provider of high-quality care to the community of Sunderland, and we are passionate about supporting adults with learning disabilities. We are seeking to recruit Care Coordinators (Level 1) into our Supported Living Services, who are able to encourage a workplace culture based on respect and dignity for those in need of care and support.

You will be working in newly designed services for adults who are on the autism spectrum, who have extremely complex needs and display challenging behaviours. Customers accessing this service will be assessed as needing 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.

We are keen to recruit individuals with integrity, who can help us ensure our company values are at the heart of everything we do.

Our values are:
• Excellence – deliver the best outcomes and high-quality service through the dedicated effort of every team member.
• Teamwork – Value the contributions of all, blending the skills of individual staff members in partnership and collaboration.
• A good place to work – Enjoying our role each day through enhancing the lives of those we serve, through creative ideas and the unique talents of each employee.

As a Care Coordinator (Level 1), your role will focus on maintaining and developing a customer’s quality of life by including them in meaningful activity. This may include supporting a customer to prepare meals, complete household tasks, administer medication, money management, access community activity, go shopping, meet friends and family, find a job, or provide emotional support. In addition, you will contribute to the ongoing development of care plans ensuring meaningful choice and support is given to those in need of care, so they can access services to help them lead the life they want.

We are looking for Care Coordinators (Level 1) who are motivated to provide high quality customer care and interested in their own personal development. You will be supported on your journey via induction, probation, supervision and appraisal to ensure customers receive support which is designed to meet their own personal need.

The role of professional support is extremely rewarding and in return we offer:
• Induction which will support you in your own personal development.
• A starting salary of £22,369 - £24,054 (pro rata if working less than 37 hours per week)
• Designated rota pattern
• Excellent training opportunities
• A pension scheme
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Career development opportunities
• A positive and rewarding job role and culture
• Probationary period
• Regular 1-1 supervision
• Annual appraisal

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the online application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you registered with North East Jobs. We will contact shortlisted candidates by email to confirm the arrangements for interview. 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.

If you are successful following the recruitment process any appointment will be subject to two satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check.

For more information on Sunderland Care and Support, please visit our website;
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This job is closed for applications.