Renfrewshire Learning Disability Services – Mile End and Weavers Mill
Turning Point Scotland’s Renfrewshire Learning Disability Services deliver a Care at Home and Housing Support service for a large number of people who have learning and physical disabilities living across the Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire areas. The accommodation includes 2 core and cluster services. Individuals who are supported by the service live either on their own or share with others. Individual’s homes are located throughout Renfrewshire. Most people receive 24 hour support.
The staff who work in Renfrewshire Learning Disability services are committed to ensuring that individuals are always included in the development, implementation and review of their personal life plans. The ethos of the service is to assist people to meet their personal, social, educational and domestic aspirations in accordance with Keys to Life. Our staff work in a person centered, outcome focused manner, working in partnership with Renfrewshire Council Social Work Department and community healthcare teams will ensure peoples’ support needs are fully met.
We are registered with the Care Commission and work in partnership with a number of external agencies i.e. Social Work Department, Community Learning Disability Teams, and Housing Associations etc.
The individuals we support are provided with the opportunity to become involved in their local and surrounding community. Our management structure, together with the administration team enables us to monitor closely the service we provide. All our staff, regardless of their position, receive extensive training which enables them to carry out their job to a high standard.
Main duties and responsibilities
Support to people who use services - To:
Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one-stop shop for unpaid Carers operating in Renfrewshire for over 20 years. We are a charity established by Carers for Carers and have developed a range of services to support Carers in their caring role and provide opportunities to have a life outside of caring. Our Respite service currently provides 140 hours of respite a week for approximately 35 Unpaid Carers. We currently have over 50 volunteers who are managed by the Volunteer Co-ordinator.
Details of the role including main duties and responsibilities:
• Develop and manage a range of respite services to provide a range of high quality services to carers and their families.
• Direct Line Management and development of staff responsible for volunteers and respite
• Develop new respite initiatives.
• Develop and implement a Volunteering Strategy.
Successful candidates will have qualification and or experience in the following areas:
• Experience of organising a care provision service and care planning.
• Experience managing staff
• Registered with SSSC as a Manager of a Care at Home service or willing to obtain this.
• Registered Manager status with the Care Inspectorate or willing to obtain this.
Please note that successful applicants will require PVG clearance.
How to apply: Applications pack for the posts can be found on our website renfrewshirecarers.org.uk