Enablement Team Manager

Creative Support
West Midlands Region
22 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Creative Support have recently secured an exciting new contract to provide an Independent Living Floating Support Service to vulnerable adults and older people in Leicester. The service is commissioned by Leicester City Council and will provide a time-limited floating support service from a Community Hub in Leicester City Centre. This is a preventative service working with individuals with complex and often chaotic lives to provide a range of support options including support in peoples' own homes, drop-in sessions and activities/courses at our Hub, and signposting services in the local community in order to avoid statutory intervention. The role of Referral Co-ordinator is suited to a motivated, outgoing individual with excellent assessment skills who is able to work quickly and respond to referrals from a wide range of agencies. The types of vulnerable people supported will include, but not limited to, those with acquired brain injuries, hearing loss, HIV/AIDS, learning disabilities, mental health needs, substance misuse, visual impairment and those with autism spectrum disorder. The Enablement Team Manager will be responsible for coordinating the large floating support service. The role of the Enablement Team Manager will be to generate referrals for the service, and create an efficient and outcome focused service. The Enablement Team Manager will make links with relevant professionals and agencies, and ensure the Independent Living Floating Support Service is embedded in Leicester's preventative and community based social care services. The key aims of the service are to achieve and maintain service users' potential in relation to physical, intellectual, emotional and social capacity; To improve and maintain positive health and wellbeing; to offer a post crisis response where required and to be flexible to the needs of the individual. The majority of service users will coproduce a 12-week support plan to target the following areas: Developing domestic life skills Develop learning, vocational or social skills and positive interaction Managing money and reducing debt where applicable Establishing social contacts and activities Maintaining personal safety and security Help to maintain positive health and well being Emotional support and practical advice We do not accept CV as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required, which we pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website.