*Female Support Practitioner – 12hrs – FT/LDR

  • Ref: FT/LDR
  • Area: South Ayrshire
  • Pay: 12.00 per hour
  • Closing Date: 5th July 2024
  • Interview Date: TBC

Lorna lives in Ayr and enjoys shopping, eating out, going to the theatre and overnight stays to Glasgow and holidays abroad. Lorna also enjoys board and card games.

Lorna also requires support with cooking meals, household tasks and some of her personal care. Lorna requires someone who is motivated and in turn will creatively help motivate her. Lorna also requires support at this time in her life to try new things both within her home and out in the community.

Lorna is looking for a Support Practitioner who:

  • Is open minded.
  • Has a good sense of humour.
  • Is respectful and non-judgmental.
  • Is able to see the “real” Lorna.
  • Is able to stick to boundaries.
  • Is a quick thinker.
  • Has a positive outlook.
  • Is a good clear communicator.
  • Is alert.
  • Is approachable.
  • Is a good community connector.

Essential for the role is that you can demonstrate the following:

  • Work in a person centred way.
  • Understand the importance of family involvement and multi-agency working.
  • An understanding that all behaviour is communication.
  • Has excellent communication and written skills.
  • Can work as part of a small team.


  • An understanding or experience of supporting adults with learning disabilities and Autism.
  • SVQ Level 2/3 in Social Care (or equivalent) or willing to work towards this.

This is a really exciting and interesting opportunity for the right person. The post involves days and evenings.

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

This role involves shift work including evenings and public holidays.

You can only be appointed for this post if you are registered with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme and are able to register with the Scottish Social Services Council when required for your post.

If you would like an informal discussion before applying, please phone Fiona Thomson at Partners for Inclusion 01563825555 or email: fiona.thomson@partnersforinclusion.org