Decision Maker: Director of Improvement Adults, Health and Wellbeing
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Hamilton Court is a supported living service.
It provides support for people with learning disabilities and
autistic spectrum disorder living in the community. The main
principles of supported living are that people with learning
disabilities own or rent their home, and have control over they
support they receive, who they live with and how they live their
Supported Living provides a personalised approach to delivering care and support, supporting people to be independent, make choices and be in control. Staff and managers are required to carry out their roles and to treat people with dignity and respect. Records, processes and procedures should be of a high standard and where people are free from discrimination and harassment, in an environment tailored to the needs of the service users.
To ensure effective governance, sustainability and to support a temporary increase in management capacity. This 12 month fixed term contract will enable further work to be undertaken to implement a longer term sustainable model for our wider Future Options Direct Care services.
Recruitment for temporary/fixed term for 12
G10 Manager for Hamilton Court to provide additional capacity to continue to deliver the service effectively.
ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED AND
• Do nothing – This is not an option at this time as additional management support and oversight is needed.
• One G10 is in post covering respite and Community Supported Living (CSL) and whilst this has been successful there is a need to increase this capacity at this time.
• In-reach/ re-deployment from alternative G10s - currently no capacity in other areas to be able to achieve this with any consistency.
Publication date: 13/10/2021
Date of decision: 12/08/2021