*Female Support Practitioner – GMcC/DB/AM

  • Ref: GMcC/DB/AM
  • Area: East Ayrshire
  • Hours: Casual - Casual
  • Pay: £9.30 per hour
  • Employer: Just Connections (part of the Partners for Inclusion Group)
  • Closing Date: 9th October 2020
  • Interview Date: TBC

Amy lives in her own home in East Ayrshire. She is an energetic young woman who loves living life to the full. She has a very busy social life and enjoys going shopping. She enjoys meeting up with Family and Friends on a regular basis and she loves pamper sessions, listening to her music, dancing and going on holiday.

 Amy is looking for someone who has:

  • The ability to empower her at every reasonable opportunity to make decisions and take control over her life and the service that we provide
  • The skills to support her to have real live community connections that make sense
  • The strength of character to adapt to challenging situations
  • The ability to stick to boundaries and routines
  •  A good sense of humour
  • Similar interests

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

  • Understands and work in a person centred way
  • Understands all behaviour is communication
  • Support Amy to maintain her personal care and appearance
  •  Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Has a suitable driving licence to drive a Motability car

Desirable

  •  IT skills
  • SVQ Level 2/3 in Social Care (or equivalent) or willing to work towards this

Please note for this post there is a need for candidates to participate in a Rota, which include evening and weekend shifts.

You should also have experience of or a real interest in supporting people with disabilities to develop new skills and be part of their local and wider community.

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 contact either Danielle Benton or Gina McClinton at Just Connections (a member of the Partners for Inclusion Group) on 01563 825555.

This position comes under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions Order).

*For this position gender, is a “Genuine Occupational Requirement” in line with the Equality Act 2010.