Job purpose & core details. To:
- Work to the department and organisation’s aims and values and promote the
citizenship of the people we support.
- Coordinate and deliver the
Connecting Citizens course.
- Recruit, develop, and support new
members to TPS Connects.
- Develop and support TPS Connects
- Undertake any other duties or responsibilities as may
be deemed appropriate to the post by the Director of Business Development and Improvement (or nominated
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work across Turning Point Scotland to encourage and support recruitment of TPS
- Arrange, coordinate, and support TPS Connects
- With colleagues, ensure TPS Connects meetings
are held regularly.
- With colleagues, arrange and coordinate
consultation meetings with TPS Connects members.
- Contribute to
the development of, and support to, TPS Connects volunteers.
on the communication of information to TPS Connects i.e. newsletter and Facebook.
- Assist in the organisation and delivery of TPS Connects events as
- Coordinate this 6-month programme based on the TPS Citizenship approach to
students recruited from Turning Point Scotland services.
peer mentors to deliverWhat’s Up?sessions.
- Support students to identify, plan and complete
a Valued Role project.
- Liaise with existing partner organisations
involved in delivering the programme and build new partnerships.
- Develop students to take on the role of Peer Mentor in future programmes.
- Provide regular feedback and support peer mentors.
Support to people who use services. To:
- Have an understanding of the causes and effects of social
Planning, policies and record keeping. To:
- Regularly review the effectiveness and impact of your contribution to TPS
Connects and Connecting Citizens.
- Keep a record of activities and
events in accordance with organisational policies and procedures.
- Follow risk management plans, and follow and update risk assessments.
- Work with data in line with data protection laws e.g. DPA18 and
- Work with and comply with standard operation (finance,
operational, H&S, HR) and service procedures.
Interactions with other people. To:
- Have a collegiate approach, ask when you need support or guidance and team work
well with a diverse group of people.
- Manage and resolve conflict
promptly and raise or report issues appropriately using the correct internal processes.
- Liaise with workers from other agencies when requested to do so by senior
- Work in accordance with the relevant legislation and
National Care Standards.
- Liaise with external agencies and venues
to arrange an activity base as required
- Maintain confidentiality
with shared information.
- Be aware of health and safety and
contribute fully to keeping my work environment, community, people who use services and me
- Support the delivery of group work within the department.
- Continuously contribute to service development and improvement.
- Contribute to Turning Point Scotland.
- Keep abreast of changes or sector requirements that are relevant to you.
- Appropriately challenge oppressive or potentially abusive behaviours or practices and
report any concerns quickly to senior colleagues.
Miscellaneous (applies only in certain services). To:
- To undertake evening and weekend work as required.
- To undertake training that may be technical or specialised that will benefit the department
- To perform lone working on occasions
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