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ENABLE Scotland commissioned for a new supported living complex in Moray

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Following a tender process run by Health and Social Care Moray, ENABLE Scotland has been welcomed as the care provider to a new service supporting individuals with Learning disabilities, Autism and Complex support needs in Elgin.

The new project is a collaboration between Health and Social Care Moray and social housing provider and developer, Hanover Scotland, and is due for completion in February 2022. It is a modern development using the latest technology to support people in their new homes. There will be a vibrant team on site 24 hours a day making a real difference to the lives of six supported people.

ENABLE Scotland, the country’s leading social care provider currently has 20 staff in Moray, and provides high quality, self-directed health and social care to adults, young people and children supporting them to live independent lives within their local communities. The new development enables individuals to live in the community of their choosing whilst creating over 20 new job opportunities in the local area. To find out more about the employment opportunities in Moray, visit the ENBABLE website.

Welcoming the project, Mari Galletly, Regional Director for ENABLE Scotland, said:

We are looking forward to working with our partners in Health and Social Care Moray on the new development which will further increase our services in the North of Scotland focusing on having a positive impact on the lives of everyone we support. This new development also gives us the opportunity to look at local recruitment in Moray as we will look to double our staffing complement to over 40 positions using our industry-leading Personal Assistant model to deliver excellent human rights-driven self-directed care and support.

Charles McKerron, Learning Disability Service Manager at Health & Social Care Moray, said:

ENABLE has been commissioned to deliver care and support to these 6 individuals and we are excited to be working with them and Hanover Scotland on this development and at the opportunities it will offer.

Chris Milburn, Director of Customer Services at Hanover said:

Hanover are delighted to be working in close partnership with Enable Scotland and Health & Social Care Moray to deliver high-quality housing for people with Autism, learning disabilities and complex support needs. This type of housing is much needed and as an experienced developer and provider of social housing, we are always keen to use the latest technology and housing design to provide safe homes that meet people’s needs now and into the future.