Do you have a passion for helping vulnerable people enjoy as much fulfilment as they can and feel included in their
community? If compassion, care and inclusiveness are an important part of who you are, our opportunities to work
away from the routine in a demanding, challenging but emotionally rewarding role could be for you.
Our Turning Point Scotland Services in Perth & Kinross are looking for people like you to help provide
individualised support to adults with a wide range of needs, either on an individual 1:1 basis or alongside
others and as part of a team.
At Turning Point Scotland Perth & Kinross, we deliver services for people who have a learning disability or
autism and unique and complex behaviours which challenge the service: many of the individuals we support have
some forensic histories. We support people who live in 24/7 supported accommodation projects. We also provide
support within our outreach service to people with learning disabilities within the area of Perth &
We work in a person centred way tailoring support to meet the needs of the people we support maximising choice and
autonomy while assessing and managing risk in conjunction with the Tayside Risk Management Group.
We also offer support through our garden project at the Perth Harbour-side. This offers the chance for people to
develop skills for future employment, gain confidence and work with others in a positive and supportive
The support we provide is always person centred, we do this by involving people who know the person well, this
includes family and friends, other health and Social Work professionals, Advocacy services and our own staff
No previous working experience is needed; full training will be provided to you. We believe having the right values
of respect, compassion, inclusion and integrity is all you need to join our team! We would offer you full
support in completing your application.
As a Support Practitioner, you will work with individuals who have a wide range of support needs, providing them with
practical and emotional support and encouraging them to achieve their own personal outcomes in all aspects of
their daily lives e.g. keeping safe, meaningful activities, community involvement, physical health,
relationships, emotional health and wellbeing.