Relief Support Practitioner

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Dundee
  • Closing 30th September 2021


  • Advertised from 1st July 2021
  • £9.50 per hour

Role

Turning Point Scotland - Dundee Service

Turning Point Scotland‘s Dundee service provides support to individuals with a variety of support needs including learning disability, physical disability, autism, mental health illness and community justice. We provide supported living services, housing support and day opportunities to promote independence and choice to individuals in order to enable them to access everyday life experiences including access to education, employment and social activities. We will also provide support with developing relationships and maintaining a home. We work in partnership with service users, their families, health teams, social work teams and advocacy.

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.
  • assist with initial and on-going assessments of people who we support.
  • advise people who we support in accordance with guidance from senior colleagues or in accordance with the service aims.
  • be a key worker as required.
  • 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 understanding of the causes and effects of social exclusion as is relevant to the service and area in which you work.

Application notes