Author Archives: Alan Hall


JOB: Service Coordinator Stewartry/Newton Stewart, Turning Point Scotland – Friday February 28

Service Coordinator (Full Time – 37 Hours) – Stewartry and Newton Stewart: Salary £26,766 – £29,159

Main duties and responsibilities – Support to people who use services too:

  • ensure the provision of support and assistance in accordance with their support plans and the service aims.
  • work in line with and promoting the SSSC Codes of Practice and the relevant Care Standards.
  • be responsible for both directly undertaking initial and on-going assessments of people we support and of overseeing team members to do so.
  • manage staff to advise people we support in accordance with the service aims.
  • deliver or oversee key work for a person or people who have complex or multiple needs.
  • maintain professional confidentiality and boundaries at all times both with people being supported and and with the team.
  • support and assist people who we support in crisis situations, and/or manage a physical risk or behaviour likely to cause incidents, in accordance with the support plan or service protocol.
  • travel within the service area you are contracted for and supporting the travel and transportation of people who we support in accordance with their support plan (mobility, own car, service vehicles, public transport etc).
  • have an good understanding of the causes and effects of social exclusion as is relevant to the service and area in which you work.
  • promote peer work and the value of lived experience through providing support to peer support workers, TPS connects and volunteers.

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Historic Environment Repair Grant – Sunday May 31


Grants to support the cost of conservation-standard repair projects for buildings, places of worship or ancient monuments which are of special architectural, historic or archaeological interest. Under the Historic Environment Repair Grant programme, they normally offer grants from £10,000 – … read more

Whithorn Trust begin search for new trustees


Are you passionately interested in Scottish history and archaeology? Would you like to contribute to a high-profile heritage-led regeneration project in South West Scotland Whithorn is one of the most important Early Medieval sites in the country, with evidence of … read more