If you believe that people have a right to choose how to run their own lives, then we would like to hear from you.
The Lifeway’s Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of support services for people with diverse and often complex needs in community settings. Our vision is to help people live ordinary, independent and happy lives through extraordinary support.
Established in 1995, the Lifeways Group has over 10,000 employees providing specialist support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism, profound and multiple learning disabilities, sensory and communication impairments, and acquired brain injuries. We do this through our portfolio of nine dedicated and specialist support services, which includes Autism Care, Brighton & Sussex Care, Care Solutions, Future Home Care, Integra, Keys Hill Park, Lifeways Community Care, Living Ambitions and SIL and currently support more than 6,000 people across the UK.
Job Title: Specialist Support Lead
Position Type: Permanent / Full-Time
Hours of work: 37.5 Hours per week
Function: Workforce Development / Specialist Support Team
Reporting to: Specialist Support Manager
Location: Home Based / Flexible with travel required across the South & South East regions
Job Summary: The Specialist Support team is a national team that is part of the Lifeway’s Group Workforce Development function and that provides specialist support to individuals supported by the Lifeways Group, and their staff teams. The team is responsible for ensuring the company is at the forefront of delivering person-centred positive behavioural and psychological support for people with a learning disability, autism, an acquired brain injury or a mental health issue.
The lead specialist will be responsible for a team of dedicated specialist practitioners providing specialist support for the South & South East regions but occasionally may be asked to take referrals outside of these regions. They will manage the most complex referrals within the organisation whilst managing PROACT-SCIP-r, and NAPPI, alongside colleagues covering a flexible geographical area.
The role involves a significant amount of travel and will require occasional overnight stays.
Experience, Skills & Qualifications:
At Lifeways we value our staff and work hard to develop their skills through the provision of training and support. We are expanding and so there are real opportunities for career development.
If you feel ready for a change and are able to take on new challenges in a growing organisation, we want to hear from you.
The Lifeways Group is an equal opportunities employer and is regulated by CQC in England, CIW in Wales and CI in Scotland.