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Adult Support Coordinator - Learning Disability Partnership

About the role

The Huntingdonshire Learning Disability Partnership Team have an exciting opportunity for an Adult Support Coordinator based at Scott House in Huntingdon. 

The Cambridgeshire Learning Disability Partnership (LDP) brings together specialist health and social care services for adults with learning disabilities, enabling a multi-disciplinary approach to supporting individuals.   The LDP is responsible for commissioning and providing these services on behalf of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) and Cambridgeshire County Council.

The successful candidate will work alongside health and social care practitioners such as Social Workers, Community Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrist, Speech and Language Therapists and Art / Music Therapists.

We have embraced new ways of working enabling staff to have a flexible and hybrid approach to working from home and the office.  We also understand the value to being with your team in person and the support this brings.

If you would like to expand your knowledge and skills by gaining experience of working with adults with learning disabilities within the LDP please apply now.

If you have any questions,​ contact Beth on 01480 372 425 or e-mail welovesocialworkers@cambridgeshire.gov.uk.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

What will you be doing?

You will be part on a team of dedicated and highly skilled professionals working on cases within community and institutional settings. As you’ll be working with adults, both those in need of care and support services, along with their informal carers, it will be crucial that you work in partnership with them in order to establish needs and ensure they are met.

As an Adult Support Coordinator you will complete assessments and support planning, continually looking for ways to innovate in terms of care delivery, where it benefits the service user.

This role isn’t just about delivering care, it’s about providing service users with choice and control of their lives and empowering independence.

About you

We are looking for an energetic and motivated individual who enjoys making a difference and building relationships. You will demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, have the ability to work both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  You will be committed to making a positive difference for the people we support. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills and be willing to use their initiative to work in innovative ways.

You must have the ability to work from a variety of locations and travel countywide independently.

For a full list of the requirements of the role, please check out the Job Description and Person Specification.

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we firmly believe benefits our colleagues, the organisation and our communities. If you don’t meet every single requirement in the job role but think this could be you, please don’t be put off.   We are committed to building a workplace that is compassionate and inclusive as well as diverse, so if you think you could be a good candidate for this role please consider applying and speak to the recruiting manager if you have any questions.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, along with our employee network 'IDEAL' and self-organised peer support groups help us to foster an inclusive, supportive and safe working environment where people feel valued, respected, and empowered.  We collect relevant diversity data for monitoring as part of the recruitment process to understand the diversity of our applicants and monitor any trends throughout the recruitment processes so that we can take meaningful action.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We fully support providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, as well as when you join us, and we encourage candidates to contact the Hiring Manager, whose details can be found in the advert, to discuss any adjustment needs. Some examples of adjustments could include additional time to complete an assessment or printing a document on pastel coloured paper with larger font size and line spacing. We would value talking about what might be possible to enable you to join us and thrive, so if there is something that would help you to do your best during your journey with us, please get in touch.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 

https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/council/jobs-and-careers

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