Title Part Time Support Practitioner 30 hours per week (Male Only*)
Closing date March 31, 2017. 12:00AM
Service area Learning Disabilities
Location South Ayrshire
Salary £15,603 – £17,465 pro rata
Reference PREST/17/06
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Turning Point Scotland is a national social care charity providing services to people with addictions, learning disabilities, mental health issues, those in the criminal justice system and those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.                            

Turning Point Scotland Prestwick

    Our service provides support to adults with learning and physical disabilities across South Ayrshire enabling individuals to achieve their aspirations and choices, develop new skills, increase self-esteem and get the most out of life.       We offer support with personal care and skills for daily living, accessing educational or leisure facilities and social opportunities.        We also provide comprehensive person centred supports to people with Huntington’s disease.       All supports and interventions are tailored to meet the needs of the individual using person centred processes that involve people who know the person well, including family and friends, other professionals and staff members.        *Qualifies under the Equalities Act 2010.             To be the successful candidate you will be able to meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification.  Where you believe that you meet the desirable criteria listed you should try to demonstrate that on your Application Form.   In general terms you will recognise that people’s needs differ, so you’ll be comfortable tailoring your approach to a broad range of individuals, and you will know that a consistently excellent standard of care is key to providing the best support possible.  Primarily you’ll see our service users as ordinary people and be motivated by the desire to help them fulfil their full potential.   If you meet all the Essential Criteria listed in the Person Specification, please submit your application as follows;   An application pack is attached to the job pack provided above.  You can choose to download, complete and email to callistabeard@turningpointscotland.com, or post to the address provided in purple on our covering letter.  Please note we will not confirm receipt of emailed or posted applications.  If you experience any difficulties please call 01292 886589If you have a disability and it would be of assistance to you to have the Application Form and Information Pack in an alternative format, please contact the Service Administrator and we will do what we can to arrange this for you.    Please note the closing date for this post is:  31 March 2017.   Please note the closing date of the post you wish to apply for as late applications will not normally be progressed to the short listing stage.   Thank you for your interest in applying for a post with Turning Point Scotland.  

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