*Female Support Worker – MS/LDR – up to 16 hours per week

  • Ref: MS/LDR
  • Area: South Ayrshire
  • Pay: 10.90 per hour
  • Closing Date: 23rd June 2023
  • Interview Date: TBC

Mary is an independent young woman who lives in her own home in South Ayrshire she is currently recruiting for someone to support her in developing her skills and supporting her to reach her full potential to live her best life. Mary is in her early 40’s and enjoys watching classic re-runs of Emmerdale and Coronation street or listening to her music when spending time on her own, she also likes to be visible in her community visiting her local shops, she enjoys going shopping into ayr town and further afield, eating out, visiting new places, Mary enjoys Line dancing, ten pin bowling, Snooker and going to the cinema, crochet, Mary also enjoys going on holiday with her team members. and is very interested in someone in her team to join her to learn how to speak Italian.

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.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good Written skills
  • The ability to maintain boundaries.
  • Work on own initiative and as part of the team


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

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 Marjorie Spence at Partners for Inclusion on 07786383042.

Complete our online application below or call our office on 01563 825555 to request one

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