Support Practitioner- JN/RW – Variable (20hours per week)

  • Ref: JN/RW
  • Area: South Ayrshire
  • Hours: Variable - Variable ( 20 hours per week )
  • Pay: £12.00 per hour
  • Employer: Partners for Inclusion
  • Closing Date: 5th May 2024
  • Interview Date: TBC

Ross is a 35 year old man who lives in his own home. Ross is currently looking for a support practitioner to join his existing team.

Ross enjoys watching all sports; especially football and loves going to local football matches and wrestling events. He also enjoys music and going along to music events, going on short holiday breaks with his team members. Ross enjoys shopping, going out for lunch, visiting family, catching up with friends. Ross also enjoys his job at PFI.

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

Desirable

  • 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 communities

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, James Norris on 01563 825555

You can get an application form by calling 01563 825555 or download an application at www.partnersforinclusion.org