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 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:
• ensure the provision of support and assistance in accordance with their support plans and the service aims.
• work in line with and promoting the SSSC Codes of Practice and the relevant Care Standards.
• be responsible for both directly undertaking initial and on-going assessments of people we support and of overseeing team members to do so.
• manage staff to advise people we support in accordance with the service aims.
• deliver or oversee key work for a person or people who have complex or multiple needs.
• maintain professional confidentiality and boundaries at all times both with people being supported and and with the team.
• support and assist people who we support in crisis situations, and/or manage a 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.
• promote peer work and the value of lived experience through providing support to peer support workers, TPS connects and volunteers.
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Closing date: 19th May 2022