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The Quays

Specialism: The Quays is a supported living service designed to offer support and accommodation for adults with learning disabilities.

Details of Vacancies: There are currently no vacancies at The Quays.

Age Range: adults 18 – 40

Current profile of the Service: The Quays provides supported accommodation for those moving from residential care, family home or educational establishments who would benefit from having their own accommodation; whilst being in close proximity to others if they wish.

Hours provided: There is 24 hour staffing available dependent on the identified needs of the tenants

Focus of the service: The Quays supports individuals with Autism, moderate learning disabilities and complex needs. The service aims to provide each tenant with the opportunity to maximise their potential and to be valued and contributing members of the local community.

About this service
What we offer
About the team

​The Quays are three separate self contained flats/studio flats within a large Victorian building based on the outskirts of Torquay. Close to all local amenities and transport links in to the town.

  • 24-hours a day by shared support; including night support
  • 1:1 support for specific identified assessed needs which vary from person to person
  • Full inclusive needs support planning, care needs and risk assessments by a well trained staff team, experienced with working with adults with Learning Disabilities and Autism.
  • Our aim is to decrease 1:1 support hours as skills are developed and assist with greater independence gained where possible
  • Support is structured to ensure that the individual has the opportunity to access a full range of activities within the community including employment opportunities and access to local colleges where possible.

Leah Bone the service manager is qualified to NVQ Level 4 in Health & Social Care and NVQ Level 4 RMA, as well as holding a BSC Honours in Social Policy and Administration. She has 8 years management experience and has worked with Adults and Children with mild to severe learning difficulties and challenging behaviour since 1996. She regularly attends various training workshops to update and develop her skills.

The staff team are available to support service users as much or as little as they require to live within their own homes in the local community. Support is available with all aspects of daily living and with accessing the community. Support Staff will treat service users with dignity and respect, encouraging them to take responsibility for the support they receive whilst affording them the opportunity to make informed decisions about their lives. The Service adopts a vigorous recruitment and selection process supplying two satisfactory references, one of which must be their current or last employer, DBS enhanced Disclosure, POVA check, provide evidence of eligibility to live and work in the United Kingdom.

Contact The Quays

  • 01803 293460
  • Locality Manager: Sarah Ghent - : Tel: 07885998287
  • Service Manager, Karen Solt

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