Workforce

Introduction

The move to delivering personalised, outcomes based support and offering greater choice and control for individuals is a major culture shift for the whole social care workforce.

Many support providers are developing new methods of recruiting, training and matching staff to service users to ensure personalised support for individuals.

Events

Taking Meaningful Risks: Supporting Choice for SDS events – This P&P event was funded by the Workforce Development Network explored the issues around risk enablement and SDS.

Personalisation for Business Support Staff events – These P&P events  explored issues around HR, workforce, finance and personalisation and were run in partnership with ARC Scotland with expert input from Steve Scown, Dimensions, and Helen Sanderson from Helen Sanderson Associates.

Briefing and Information

Taking Meaningful Risks: Supporting Choice for SDS events – A report from a P&P event, funded by the Workforce Development Network , exploring the issues around risk enablement and SDS.

Tools

One Page Profiles – A useful tool for developing personalised approaches to recruitment and the workforce and for better understanding the needs of individual workers.

Provider Stories

Alison’s Story – Turning Point  – the story of one individual’s journey to recovery through support from Turning Point Scotland and involvement in the recruitment and choice over who her support workers are.

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