Lead Practitioner

Rattray, Blairgowrie
Perth & Kinross Service
Learning Disabilities and Forensic
Lead Practitioner
Full Time and/or Part Time
£22,649 - £25,394

Post:               Lead Practitioner  

Service:          Perth & Kinross 

Based:            Rattray, Blairgowrie

Hours:             Full & Part-Time Available

Salary:             £22,649 - £25,394 (£11.77 - £13.20 per hour)

Contract          Permanent

Do you have a passion for helping vulnerable people enjoy as much fulfilment as they can and feel included in their community? If compassion, care and inclusiveness are an important part of who you are, our opportunities to work away from the routine in a demanding, challenging but emotionally rewarding role could be for you.

Our Turning Point Scotland Services in Perth & Kinross
 are looking for  people like you to help provide individualised support to adults with a wide range of needs, either on an individual 1:1 basis or alongside others and as part of a team. 

Turning Point Scotland Perth & Kinross

At Turning Point Scotland Perth & Kinross, we deliver services for people who have a learning disability or autism and unique and complex behaviours which challenge the service: many of the individuals we support have some forensic histories.  We support people who live in 24/7 supported accommodation projects. We also provide support within our outreach service to people with learning disabilities within the area of Perth & Kinross.

We work in a person centred way tailoring support to meet the needs of the people we support maximising choice and autonomy while assessing and managing risk in conjunction with the Tayside Risk Management Group.

We also offer support through our garden project at the Perth Harbour-side. This offers the chance for people to develop skills for future employment, gain confidence and work with others in a positive and supportive environment.

The support we provide is always person centred, we do this by involving people who know the person well, this includes family and friends, other health and Social Work professionals, Advocacy services and our own staff members.

We believe having the right values of respect, compassion, inclusion and integrity is all you need to join our team! We would offer you full support in completing your application.

As a Lead Practitioner, you will work with individuals who have a wide range of support needs, providing them with practical and emotional support and encouraging them to achieve their own personal outcomes in all aspects of their daily lives e.g. keeping safe, meaningful activities, community involvement, physical health, relationships, emotional health and wellbeing.

Full details of this role can be viewed on the attached Job Role Profile.  Click here

Please note that IT skills are required for all our vacancies.

Where applicable, successful candidates will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of start date.

At Turning Point Scotland Perth & Kinross, we deliver services for people who have a learning disability or autism and unique and complex behaviours which challenge the service: many of the individuals we support have some forensic histories.  We support people who live in 24/7 supported accommodation projects. We also provide support within our outreach service to people with learning disabilities within the area of Perth & Kinross and are currently recruiting in Rattray near Blairgowrie.

We work in a person centred way tailoring support to meet the needs of the people we support maximising choice and autonomy while assessing and managing risk in conjunction with the Tayside Risk Management Group.

We also offer support through our garden project at the Perth Harbour-side. This offers the chance for people to develop skills for future employment, gain confidence and work with others in a positive and supportive environment.

Turning Point Scotland have Platinum accreditation in Investors in People. Our staff are our most important asset, therefore we offer extensive training and impressive personal and career-focused development opportunities. You could be part of an organisation that not only offers excellent careers but makes a real difference to thousands of People’s lives and achieve your own personal fulfilment. 

  • Comprehensive Induction
  • 123 Learning and development courses 
  • 29 eLearning courses
  • Funded qualification – SVQ Social Services and Healthcare, work based assessment
  • Your Career Pathway, we promote from within and advertise internally all jobs
  • Pension Scheme, employer contribution 4%
  • Wide range of family friendly policies 
  • 35 holiday/public holidays days' per year.
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If you would like to chat about any aspect of the role, please call our Recruitment & Engagement Team on 0808 1643100 or call Perth & Kinross Service on 01738 639950.

This opportunity is closed to applications.