Support Practitioner for Moira (DC/DD/MG)

Moira lives in her own home in East Ayrshire and is active in her local community. She likes to be out and about shopping, lunching, visiting new places and meeting new people, keeping up with old friends and family as well as spending time in her home and garden.

  1. Hours: Casual – shift work including evening, weekends, and public holidays
  2. Rate of Pay: £8:75 plus
  3. Area: East Ayrshire, Kilmarnock
  4. Employer: Just Connections
  5. Closing Date: 10 September 2018
  6. Reference: DC/DD/MG

Benefits of working with Partners Group  

  • Westfield Health Cash Plan Scheme (both employee and Organisation contribute)
  • Credit Union
  • Death in Service
  • Nightingales Counselling Service
  • Excellent Training
  • Be part of a committed team

Moira is looking for someone who has:
• An awareness or experience of supporting people with learning disabilities
• Excellent communication skills
• Assertive and be able to stick to boundaries
• Sensitive, patient and respectful
• Non-judgmental and open minded
• Open to learning
• Adaptable and able to work on a one to one basis
• Able to support people to socialize and make new friends
• A good sense of humor

Requirements for this vacancy

Essential for the role is that you can demonstrate the following:
• Understand how to work in a person centred way
• Understand all behaviour is communication
• Patience
• Ability to motivate
• Flexible approach
• Not easily phased and have a calm approach
• Can work in a consistent and professional manner
• Good Written skills
• The ability to maintain boundaries
• Work on own initiative and as part of the team

Desirable
• Understanding and/or experience of Mental Health
• SVQ Level 3 in Social Care (or equivalent) or willing to work towards this

This position has a “genuine occupational requirement” covered under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and therefore only applicants from females requested.

 

More information

For an informal chat or to find out more please contact:
David Drennan or Dawn Cook on 01563 825516

To apply for this vacancy please download the files below. If you have difficulty completing the application form, please contact us: Tel. 01563 825555 / email mailto:reception@partnersforinclusion.org.