Title Relief Workers
Closing date December 28, 2018. 10:00PM
Service area Learning Disabilities, Mental health
Location Dundee & Angus
Salary £7.53 per hour – - Pay scales under review (£8.25ph minimum)
Reference DA/16/22
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Job Information

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 Dundee       The Dundee service currently supports adults with learning disabilities but can provide services to any adult with a support need. We provide supported living services, housing support and day opportunities to promote independence and choice to individuals in order for them to access everyday life experiences which include access to education, employment and social activities as well as providing support with developing relationships and maintaining a home. We work in partnership with service users, their families, health teams, Care Managers and advocates.                      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 form is attached to the job pack provided above.  You can choose to download, complete and email to Dundee&Angus@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 01382 818 094.   If 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 there is currently no closing date for this vacancy but applying as soon as possible is advised.  Should your application be successful for interview, the Service will make contact with you directly.   Although we tend to have an on-going need for Support Workers, at times Support Worker applications may be more numerous than the requirement at that time and in these situations we will hold applications for consideration for up to 6 months.     Thank you for your interest in applying for a post with Turning Point Scotland.  

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