Senior Support Co-ordinator

Location: Livability North East

Hours: 36 hours per week

Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent

Closing Date: 24 May 2019

Salary: £9.84 per hour (Unqualified)/ £10.36 per hour (Qualified)

Interview Date: TBC

Senior Support Co-ordinator

The role will be to support across all North East Services (Newcastle, Gateshead & Northumberland) based at Gateshead office.

The main purpose of the role is to maintain high standards and ensure that our care and support make a real difference to the lives of people who like our services.

You will lead a team of staff ensuring that provision is to the highest standards of professional support in the creation of an environment that will enable each person living and working there to achieve their maximum potential.

You will need to have:  

- Experience of leading a team

- Experience of Positive Behaviour Support

- Knowledge of key legislation relating to health and social care

- Be flexible and adaptable with the ability to take part in on call

- See Job Description for more details

For a detailed job description please click here.

What we offer

We offer a range of benefits including a generous annual leave and pension scheme, life assurance, childcare and eye care voucher scheme, paid training & DBS/AccessNI, flexible working, employee assistance programme, fitness and social initiatives.

We will “thank you” for joining our team through our Golden hello Award scheme

For every Support worker that joins the Livability team, we welcome you in lots of ways including through our golden hello monetary award scheme. 

When you join, you will receive £500 in your 6th month’s pay and another £500 in your 12th month’s pay. Subject to T&Cs.

Livability is committed to learning and development, staff wellbeing and employee engagement. We would love to hear from you.


Other information

Livability is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS/Access NI check.

Livability is committed to the Disability Confident Scheme and to equal opportunities therefore we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.

About Us

Livability is the disability charity that connects people with their communities.

We tackle social isolation and the barriers that can cause this in the lives of disabled and vulnerable people.

Through a wide range of disability, education, training and community services, we promote inclusion and wellbeing for all.

Together, we work to see people take part, contribute and be valued.

We put the elements in place that all add up to connected lives and communities.

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