Title Support Worker Grade 1 – various hours available
Closing date March 31, 2017. 5:00PM
Service area Learning Disabilities
Location Wigtownshire
Salary £14,772 – £15,343 pro rata where applicable – Pay scales currently under review (£8.25ph minimum)
Reference DGW/16/13
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Job Information

Please note there is 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. 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 Dumfries & Galloway Service

Our Learning Disability, Autism, Mental Health, Physical Disability and Children’s services support people who have a range of complex needs, using a person-centred approach.  We provide independence and choice to enable people to access everyday life experiences including education, employment and social activities, developing relationships and maintaining a home.                      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 d&genquiries@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 01387 247123. 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 the closing date for this post is:  31st March 2017.

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