Turning Point Scotland
Turning Point Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC028827

Turning Point Scotland has been making a difference in people’s lives for more than 15 years, working with people who face diverse and complex challenges which can marginalise them from their communities.

Current vacancies

Assistant Service Co-ordinator (Learning Disabilities)

  • Full time
  • £26,635 – £29,459
  • On site: Angus (Based in Montrose)
  • Closing 30th July 2024

Use your skills in a career that cares

At Turning Point Scotland, we have opportunities for an Assistant Service Coordinator to help make a positive impact for people, encouraging them to fulfil their lives with exciting and fun activities, pursue their hobbies and passions & creating memorable experiences.

Embark on an emotionally rewarding journey and apply today!

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Service Coordinator with Turning Point Scotland where no two days are the same!

As an Assistant Service Co-ordinator, 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.

About You

You will have a genuine commitment to use your skills to support people to live their best lives. You will be supported by an incredibly approachable management team, allowing you to expand on your existing knowledge whilst developing new skills. You will have flexibility to work on a rota.

We believe having the right values of respect, compassion, inclusion and integrity is all you need to join our team!

Angus Service

Our Turning Point Scotland Services in Angus Learning Disabilities & Autism 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’s Angus service is a support service that provides support to individuals with complex needs including learning disability and autism. We provide support to people in their own homes living in the community and support them with every day opportunities that promotes independence and choice. We strive to enable people to access everyday life experiences including access to education, employment/volunteering and social activities. We will also provide support with developing relationships and maintaining a home. We work in partnership with health teams, social work teams, Community justice teams, Police and advocacy.

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.


Recruitment & Engagement Partner

  • Full time
  • £35,496 – £40,421
  • Hybrid: Flexible any Service within - Inverclyde, Ayrshire, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Closing 31st July 2024

Are You the One?

Turning Point Scotland are recruiting a Recruitment and Engagement Partner - South for our pioneering and innovative approach to Recruitment, Engagement and Retention. We believe that everyone can have a future to look forward to, and that means looking after our people.

We are looking for an experienced recruiter to join our award-winning team in the role of Recruitment and Engagement Partner - South covering Dumfries and Galloway, Ayrshire and Inverclyde. This is a rare and exiting opportunity to join our fantastic recruitment team as a trusted member and to take ownership and responsibility for our services recruitment and engagement needs.

You will take the lead in developing our existing, strong recruitment and engagement brand and develop our future campaigns across a range of digital and traditional mediums to recruit high quality applicants into career opportunities within Turning Point Scotland, whilst at all times ensuring that our safer Recruitment procedures are followed.

Working with the Senior Recruitment and Engagement Partner and the Team you will work in partnership with Heads of Service and Service Managers, to ensure the successful recruitment, on boarding and retention of good quality candidates within the South area with the responsibility for the creation, planning and implementation of recruitment and engagement solutions across a variety of traditional, innovative and digital mediums.

You will be an experienced recruiter with a strong track record and an outgoing personality, willingness to get to know your services locally together with your abilities to engage with third party partners and professional. You will lead the end-to-end recruitment, engagement and retention cycle for Turning Point Scotland within your area and will be pivotal in developing our employment brand, talent pipeline as well as taking responsibility for continuing to enhance our direct recruitment model into a business-aligned, value adding function.

We operate an Agile Working Policy which can be partly home based with a requirement to travel to Services and attend occasional meetings at our main office in Glasgow as and when required.


Practice and Innovation Lead – Homelessness and Prevention

  • Full time
  • £44,004 – £49,648
  • Hybrid: Glasgow – Flexible with Hybrid Working Supported
  • Closing 5th August 2024

Step Forward to End Homelessness

Turning Point Scotland is one of Scotland’s leading Social Care developer and providers. Our work within Homelessness and Prevention is pioneering, from implementing the UK’s first Housing First service in 2010 toward our current innovation of developing a Whole System Approach to ending and preventing Homelessness.

We want to affect policy and systems as well as developing new and innovative service provision. To help us achieve our goals, we have created this permanent full-time post.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join Turning Point Scotland in a key strategic role.

About the Role

The main responsibilities will be to:

• Assist on the co-ordination of the Homelessness forum, delivering on an agreed action plan

• Assist with the co-ordination and delivery of the Homelessness and Prevention forum, delivering on an agreed action plan

• Enact on agreed Stakeholder engagement plan on behalf of the Head of Homelessness and deputising for them at key meetings / partnerships

• Operationalise non-service specific developments within TPS and ensure continued management / oversight of them

• Lead on agreed / delegated practice developments within TPS, nationally and internationally

• Keep abreast of the evidence base, best practice and the policy landscape in relation to homelessness and prevention, and work closely with our Policy and Business Development Officers to inform and support our work to shape and influence external policy and practice

About You

As our Practice and Innovation Lead, you will deliver our vision of Homelessness being seen as a Health and Social Care issue, imbedded within Health and Social Care Partnerships, and integrated as part of a whole system approach. You will be working closely with Head of Homelessness and will work across the different care groups and social issues where TPS deliver services across., Alcohol and Other Drugs, Justice, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities.

You will operationalise new developments identified within the organisation. This will include new projects to help meet our goals, influencing policy, developing position statements, and developing best practice across our services, nationally and internationally

You will have an awareness of the current social policy relating to homelessness and prevention and effected political systems. Ideally have with success in writing briefings or papers and addressing informed and influential audiences.

Engage and lead on work internally and externally across Scotland, UK, and Europe. This will include interpreting, analysing, and acting on key policy matters. With the ability to think creatively, network successfully, form positive relationships and work in collaboration with others.

Travel across Scotland to our Services and attend meetings at our main office in Glasgow is required.

If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team.

To have a look at our values to understand more about what we are looking for from our employees find out more on our website turningpointscotland.com.

Turning Point Scotland offers a Salary Matching opportunity within the pay points of the role.


Assistant Service Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £29,299 – £32,405
  • On site: Renfrewshire
  • Closing 2nd August 2024

Are you ready to elevate your expertise to a managerial level?

We are a large service supporting over 50 adults with a learning and/or physical disability and/or mental health diagnosis. We support people in their own homes across 17 sites which are either individual or shared tenancies to achieve their personal outcomes in all areas of their lives including tenancy, health, relationships and meaningful activities. Most people are supported over a 24 hour period including sleepovers and staff work to a rota tailored to the people we support’s individual needs. We also have an inclusion service where we facilitate various activities.

Our work is commission via the relevant Local Authority Learning Disability Teams. We have good links with the teams including OTs, nursing, physiotherapy and social work. Our service is registered with the Care Inspectorate as a dual registration – Care at Home and Housing with Support. All of our staff are all registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Our management team consists of a Service Manager, a Practice and Improvement Manager, four Service Co-ordinators and 7 Assistant Service Co-ordinators. We also have a dedicated admin team.

We are excited to present an opportunity for someone committed to enhancing the well-being of others in a rewarding and engaging manner. As a new first-line manager, it is crucial to grasp the fundamental requirements of a social care service and the needs of the individuals we support. You will be guided by a skilled and approachable management team while leading your own team(s). This role offers a unique chance to develop your managerial abilities while remaining actively involved in improving the lives of those you support. Your duties will include working at different locations in Renfrewshire, covering various shifts, including enhanced rate sleepovers. You will also have dedicated admin time. While having a driver's license is beneficial, it is not compulsory.

Our Assistant Service Co-ordinator role provides an excellent opportunity for progression in your social care career with a supportive employer dedicated to your development.

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

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.