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Support Coordinator

  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: JOB00845
  • Published: Wed 03/08/2022, 5:50 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 09/09/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £25,553 - £30,774 FTE pa (inclusive of London Weighting and Essential Car User Allowance)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Time Square

We are seeking Support Co-ordinators to work within the Adult Community Team. You will work with Therapy and Social Care to support duty, ICS/Hospital and Long-Term teams.

 

The multiagency team supports people to remain as independent as possible within their home environment and avoiding unnecessary hospital admission. We already have a great workforce, and you can be part of this expanding team. .

 

Bracknell Forest Council is a small Unitary Authority in the heart of Berkshire. It values working together as one council with partners and the local community. The local authority offices are in the hub of the re-developed town centre and train and bus stations. The council's benefits include the payment of a professional subscription, flexi-time, buying and selling of annual leave.

 

Because we're Bracknell Forest

 

What it's like working in our team…

 

We already have a great workforce, and you can be part of this expanding team. We offer supervision, training and development opportunities and team support, which are central to our improvement culture.

 

You will be supported to carry out the following duties, responsibilities and training…

 

 

  • To work for both the long and short-term teams, and within our duty system. Where it is needed, to visit people in their home environment and carry out assessments or signpost to where support can be provided.
  • To make phone calls to the public and professionals - recording information, transferring to the correct person or team. Signposting, offering advice and information.
  • To apply a strength-based approach, using the conversations model to connect people to their community/social network and problem solve together.
  • Work with people, including advocates and carers, to develop person-centred plans, designed to meet in ways that maximises independence, choice and control, and are legal and affordable.
  • Ensure that throughout this work, all policies and procedures of the department are adhered to.
  • Ensure good and regular communication with management regarding individuals being supported and escalate concerns in a timely manner.
  • Participate in all mandatory training and other training as identified through supervision and appraisal

 

The benefits you will experience are…

 

  • Regular opportunities for development with internal and external training courses.
  • An inclusive and social working environment.
  • Flexible working opportunities including a flexi-time scheme.
  • A great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre.
  • Internal sports and social club opportunities.
  • Discounted leisure centre and gym membership.
  • Supermarket discount.
  • An interest free loan for a rail season ticket.

 

What we're looking for…

 

An enthusiastic, respectful, and reliable person who is adaptable to a fast-paced working environment. Experience of working in care, regular access to a car and will enjoy working as part of a large team who contribute to improving the lives of residents in Bracknell.

 

Interview date

 

Interviews will be held on 21st September 2022.

 

Want to ask us a question?

 

For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role. Please contact:

 

Name: Mel Fleming

Job Title: Assistant Community Services Manager (Social Care)

Phone Number: 01344 351485

 

Name: Eleanor Mulhern

Job Title: Assistant Community Services Manager (Therapy)

Phone Number: 01344 351410

 

As part of the Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process if a suitable redeployee is identified.

 

Any candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.

 

No agencies please.

 

 

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  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: JOB00845
  • Published: Wed 03/08/2022, 5:50 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 09/09/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £25,553 - £30,774 FTE pa (inclusive of London Weighting and Essential Car User Allowance)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Time Square

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