Assistant Service Co-ordinator - Erskine Service

  • Full time
  • £24,008 – £26,554
  • Erskine
  • Closing 23rd September 2021


  • Advertised from 2nd September 2021
  • 1887

Role

Erskine Service

Turning Point Scotland are looking to recruit an Assistant Service Co-ordinator based in our Erskine service supporting 4 adults with a learning and physical disability who live in a shared accommodation. Support includes all aspects of daily life such as attending appointments, accessing community resources, liaising with family and professionals, housekeeping, cooking, shopping and supporting with holidays.

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 centred, outcome focussed 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:

  • provide support and assistance to people who we support in accordance with their support plans and service aims.
  • be responsible for undertaking initial and on-going assessments of people who we support.
  • advise people who we support in accordance with service aims.
  • be a key worker for a person or people who have complex or multiple needs or oversee keyworking.
  • maintain professional confidentiality and boundaries at all times.
  • support and assist people who we support in crisis situations, and/or manage physical risk or behaviour likely to cause incidents, in accordance with the support plan or service protocol.
  • travel within the service area you are contracted for and supporting the travel and transportation of people who we support in accordance with their support plan (mobility, own car, service vehicles, public transport etc).
  • have an good understanding of the causes and effects of social exclusion as is relevant to the service and area in which you work.

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