Support Practitioner – AB/CP/JS – Casual

  • Ref: AB/CP/JS
  • Area: South Ayrshire
  • Hours: Casual
  • Pay: £9.50 per hour
  • Employer: Partners for Inclusion Group
  • Closing Date: 9th August 2021
  • Interview Date: TBC

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated person to provide support to a female living in her own home.  Tina enjoys socialising, using her computer and watching films and TV. She also enjoys spending time with friends and family and her job to name a few.

Tina needs her staff to be astute at reading her, to know when to intervene and when not to. It is important that you have the ability to motivate her and your colleagues, using a flexible approach whilst holding consistent boundaries.      .

You should have a good knowledge and understanding of supporting someone to live in their own home and experience in supporting people to make friends.

Qualities and skills we would be looking for are as follows:

  • Patience
  • Not easily phased and have a clam approach
  • Can work in a consistent and professional manner and not become easily fazed.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good written skills
  • Good IT skills
  • The ability to maintain boundaries
  • Work on own initiative and as part of the team.

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.

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

If you are interested in applying for this position and would like more information or an informal chat, you should contact Angela Baird, Team Facilitator on 07860924412 during office hours.