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Recent news and updates from the Team at UK Supported Living.

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Fantastic opportunity for a Male Supervisor!

Job title: Community Access Supervisor Level 1- Male only due to requirements of services. Location: Bournemouth, Dorset At UKSLS our number one objective and shared ambition commences with the recruitment of quality staff who can offer person centred support to...

UKSLS Newsletter May 2015

Below is our May edition of the Newsletter. This is sent out to all our staff, clients and their families. It features any news and upcoming events from our Management and Admin team and also an update with what activities our clients have been getting up to! Our...

Level one Community Access Supervisor Opportunity!

We are excited to announce that we have a fantastic vacancy open for a Supervisor*. The candidate must have significant experience within the Care/Supported living sector and embrace UKSLS' person centred culture. *Male applicants only due to the service requirements...

In the news this week…

Depression: 'Mindfulness-based therapy shows promise' A mindfulness-based therapy could offer a "new choice for millions of people" with recurrent depression, a Lancet report suggests.   bbc.co.uk/news/health

Positive Behavioural Approach Training

Today, UKSLS are running the second session of Positive Behavioural Approach training. This training is given by Mr Tony Osgood, a lecturer from the Tizard Centre in Kent. The staff that completed this training last year are now applying what they have learnt, about...

UKSLS Tough Mudder Event

On the 22nd August 2015, four members of staff from UKSLS will be taking part in tough mudder run... A gruelling obstacle course on top of a 12 mile run! "Tough Mudder is a team-oriented 10-12 mile (18-20 km) obstacle course designed to test physical strength and...

The Care Certificate has launched!

As of 1 April 2015, all social care support workers will be expected to attain a Care Certificate within their first 12 weeks of employment. The Care Certificate sets out the basic skills, knowledge and behaviours that are required to give safe, effective and...

Recruitment

Want to work for a Supported Living company where 100% of staff are salaried?   Where you receive a free bespoke training package throughout your employment? Normally worth £2000!   Where 95% of staff have opted in to our Pension Scheme?   Recruiting...

In the news this week…

"Staff absences for mental health problems have doubled at hospital trusts across England in the past four years." "These figures could suggest sickness absence relating to mental health problems is on the rise among hospital staff."...

In the new this week…

Please see below links for reports by the BBC, issued this week. They highlight a failed pledge by Ministers that "in December 2012 that any inpatient with a learning disability or challenging behaviour, who would be better off cared for in the community, would be...

Happy New Year from UKSLS!

Hi all, Firstly, Happy New Year to you! It is the start of a very exciting year for us here at UKSLS, beginning with a company restructure which will welcome new roles for our current Senior Support Workers, Support Workers and Managers. Details of these roles and our...

An update from Stephen Lawson

"UKSLS now has the database system C.O.R.P working efficiently in all houses where there are full time services. For smaller services which don’t have the benefit of C.O.R.P. we record information via the head office and/or from the “out of hours” on—call system, the...

In the news this week…

Some interesting reports highlighted this week by the BBC and our local newspaper, Bournemouth Echo. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-3019585 http://m.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/11622925    

The Health Charter

This charter has been developed for adult social care providers and staff who have an important role in helping people access good healthcare and lead a healthy lifestyle. At UKSLS, our Clients will be empowered to engage with this process. Please click on the link...

The Database Launches…

We are excited to announce the official launch date for our database! This is the start of a dynamic paperless working environment for UKSLS with the ability to record accurate client information in real time that can be accessed remotely 24/7.  As well as being a...

Learning Disability Award

Finalist 2016

Dorset CC Adult Social Care

Gold Provider

RCNI Nurse Awards

Finalist 2019

“Terri I just want to thank your for all the work you do. As I’m fully aware that you have a large work load . But you still find time to help staff with work & personal issues. It’s thanks to you & Sinead that I feel I can do my best work for clients in the knowledge that just as I support clients I know that when I’ve needed it I’ve been supported by you. Thanks for being there . You’re a great mentor.”

(Staff member)

“Thank you for copying me into this email. I’m so pleased to hear about his voluntary work, as it’s something he’s been wanting to go back to doing for so long now. Please can you pass on my thanks to the team for working with him so successfully and helping him to achieve his outcomes.”

(Social Worker)

“Thanks for yesterday. We all thought the meeting went well and we were impressed with UKSLS understanding of challenging behaviour and plans to resolve difficult situations.”

(Family)

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Recent News

Social care budget cuts damaging the NHS

The Kings Fund latest quarterly monitoring report shows that cuts in local authority social care budgets are adversely affecting health services. The survey also confirms that the NHS is now in serious financial crisis. http://qmr.kingsfund.org.uk/2015/17/  ...