Is Cornerstone a UK wide organisation?

We are a Scottish based, health and social care organisation. At Cornerstone, we provide care and support through the following branches:

Aberdeenshire North and Aberdeen City

Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen City

Dundee, Perth, Angus, Fife and West Lothian


Ayrshire and the Borders

North Lanarkshire Supported Living

North Lanarkshire Community Support

Glasgow, East Dunbarton and Edinburgh

West Dunbartonshire

Additionally, we have an advice and information service, Cornerstone SDS (Self-Directed Support), based in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire and ensures that individuals in receipt of social care have the information they need to make informed choices about their support package.

Similarly, other branches in the organisation also provide SDS support. You can contact us at 0300 131 3333 or [email protected]


What process do I follow to get a care service set up for me/my relative?

Self-Directed Support (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire)

Anybody can access information and guidance from Cornerstone SDS. In order to access the options of support available under self-directed support, you will need to have a care assessment and care budget in place from your local authority.

North Lanarkshire

Apart from social work contracts, families can also contact us directly for care and support enquiries.


Do you have a self referral form?

A self referral form is used in some of our Branches. Email us at [email protected] and we can forward you a copy.

Self-Directed Support (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire)

Cornerstone SDS does not have a referral form, anybody in the Grampian area can self-refer to access guidance and information.

North Lanarkshire

This branch has a local referral form that is completed as part of the assessment process.


I have an SDS budget and would like to enquire about the care options you provide.

Contact Cornerstone SDS directly for more information and support regarding your SDS budget at [email protected] or 01467 530 520

North Lanarkshire

All (or most) supported individuals have an individual SDS budget in place and the branch offers support to manage this locally and support to meet outcomes.


What is the process to purchase training suites and e-learning from Cornerstone?

For Qualifications:

For Training:

North Lanarkshire

We have a new training/conference room that will be available to rent once COVID-19 restrictions have ceased.


I am a student and am enquiring about student placements at Cornerstone.

This will vary within branches – additionally COVID restrictions may apply                           

Self-Directed Support (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire)

Cornerstone SDS offers social work students the opportunity to fulfil their placement at their service in Aberdeenshire. Students will workalongside Cornerstone SDS Advisors, learning about social care policy and how this works in practice.


I have a media enquiry, who should I get in touch with?

For all media enquiries please contact our marketing department at [email protected]


I would like to apply for a vacancy at Cornerstone, but don’t see any vacancies in my area/region.

Log on to our website - where you can view our current vacancies. You have to register and create a new account before you start your on-line application process.

Should a current vacancy not be available in your area/region, you can request us to add your email address to future vacancies in the area/region you wish to work in. We require your permission to set up a vacancy alert. Email us at [email protected]


Do you recruit agency staff?

Our vacancies are advertised on our website and our recruitment requirements are managed in-house. Should the need arise to approach recruitment agencies, we will get in touch with you.


How do I access your Complaints & Compliments policy and form?

Our complaints and compliments form can be found on our website at


Who do I get in touch with for a job reference?

You can email your request to our HR Department at [email protected]