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Positive Support Manager

Job Title: Positive Support Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ealing
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Salary: £34,500
Job Published: April 20, 2017 12:00

Job Description

We are Certitude, we are proud of our history of supporting people with complex mental health needs and learning disabilities. We currently support more than 1500 people in a range of very different services in 16 London Boroughs employing over 1000 staff.

Certitude embraces the development of our staff and feels that success comes from a real commitment to doing this. We have amazing and wonderful opportunities for anyone who would like to work for an organisation that gives back to their staff in such a committed way.

Certitude has a rewarding opportunity for a Positive Support Manager to undertake a dual role with shared responsibilities across Positive Behaviour Support and Total Communication. As a member of the Intensive Support Team, you will be working alongside other practice development colleagues to provide holistic, person centred support to individuals and their families.

Job description

The Positive Support Manager will work in conjunction with an existing Positive Behaviour Support expert to lead on the design and delivery of support models and plans for people with learning disabilities who have complex and challenging needs. The Positive Support Manager will also work alongside existing experts in communication to develop our approach to Total Communication for people we support.

We are looking for an ideal candidate who has experience of leading work around supporting individuals with complex and challenging support needs, some of whom who are making their transition from secure environments to community living. An expert knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support and Total Communication is a must.  

This role will suit candidates who have an expert understanding and knowledge of:

  • Positive Behaviour Support
  • Learning Disability, Autism and complex needs
  • Designing & implementing behaviour support and crisis intervention plans within a support provider setting, alongside a multidisciplinary approach
  • Assessment models and approaches
  • Total Communication
  • An understanding of the Transforming Care agenda

In return for your hard work we will reward you, offering a competitive salary and benefits package, flexible working environment and opportunities for career development with the opportunity to work amongst a friendly and professional team. 

For further information and to apply, please visit: http://www.certitude.org.uk/work-for-us/current-vacancies/?job=56028