Support Co-ordinator (Permanent) (16/372)
£28,074 – £30,063
The Learning Disability Service provided by Dumfries and Galloway’s Complex Care and Support Team supports young people and adults who have a range of needs including learning/ physical disabilities and autism spectrum conditions.
As a Support Co-ordinator within Day Services, you will be part of a team committed to delivering high quality person-centred services based on the principles of self-directed support, ‘The keys to life’ and Health & Social Care Standards. You will support people to access community-based opportunities to develop skills, promote independence, improve health and wellbeing and participate in adult learning/work-related activities. Reporting to a Senior Support Co-ordinator, you will provide direct care and support and contribute towards personal planning and reviews, team meetings and recording of electronic information. You will undertake the supervision of Link Worker staff.
In this post you will be required to work 36 hours per week over 52.14 weeks per year. You will be based in Castle Douglas and some support work may be carried out in a wider geographical area. You will be required to work various shift patterns which may include waking nights, evenings, and weekends. Consideration will be given to preferred working patterns, particularly waking nights.
You must hold a qualification at SVQ 3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent.
You must have some experience of paid or unpaid work with people with additional support needs, for example learning/physical disability or mental health conditions. Experience of assessment and recording is essential. You must have a flexible approach to work under pressure and remain objective whilst showing sensitivity towards others.
This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.
Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.
A current driving licence is an essential requirement of this post. However, if you have a disability which precludes you from holding a driving licence consideration will be given if alternative transport can be arranged.
For further information please contact Philip McCann, Senior Day, Community & Home Support Services Manager on 07712666965 or email: [email protected]
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