Support Practitioner (SG/LL/LS)

We are looking for a support worker to join our team who support a gentleman living in the Renfrew area.An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of a small team supporting a young man who is moving back to Paisley following a few years spent in many different support settings throughout Scotland. Scott will be moving in to his own tenancy and will be looking for a few hours of support including 2 hours morning and evening each day and also 4-5 hours in the afternoon or evening for social support 2-3 times a week. This is an exciting time for Scott however the changes will be a big challenge for him therefore he needs people who can be confident and consistent to support him during this transition.  Scott would like people who will commit to supporting him to become more independent and meet his outcomes in life.
Scott likes humour and a bit of banter, he enjoys spending time on his PS4, go-karting, going to football matches, he has an interest in trucking and also enjoys socialising and going for pub lunches.  Scott is looking for people with similar interests to become part of his team.

  1. Ref: SG/LL/LS
  2. Hours: 10 – 16 Hours Contracts Available
  3. Rate of Pay: £8:75 plus overnight payment
  4. Area: Renfrewshire, Paisley
  5. Employer: Linking Lives
  6. Closing Date: 5 August 2018

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

·A good sense of humour
·Able to understand and work in a person centered way
·Adaptable to different situations
·Able to maintain boundaries
·Not easily phased and have a calm approach
·Confident working on your own initiative and making decisions
·Thoughtful and patient
·Flexible approach
·Good communication and social skills
·Good IT skills

Requirements for this vacancy

It would be helpful for this position if you have knowledge and/or experience in supporting people with learning disabilities.  Due to the nature of the support you need to be able to not take things personally.

More information

If you want to find out more about this position then please contact Zoe Macdonald on 01563 825555 or Laura Spence on 07765246398 Mon – Frid between 9am-5pm

To apply for this vacancy please download the files below. If you have difficulty completing the application form, please contact us: Tel.01563 825 555 / email