Male Support Practitioner for Jason (DD/JW)

Hi I’m Jason

I live in my own home in East Ayrshire, and I’m looking for a support practitioner to join my team.  I am is a bit of a practical joker I enjoy slap stick humour, I love insects, spiders, I like super heroes, watching films and listening to music I like different types of music, and I like to know what is going on around me.  I have a learning disability and I’m on the autistic spectrum, I find change difficult therefore getting the right people to support me is important.

Please note for this post there is a need for candidates to participate in a rota which includes evening, weekends and sleepovers.

  1. Hours: Casual
  2. Rate of Pay: £9.00 plus overnight payment
  3. Area: East Ayrshire
  4. Employer: Just Connections
  5. Closing Date: 22 November 2019
  6. Reference: DD/JW

Benefits of working with Partners Group  

  • Westfield Health Cash Plan Scheme (both employee and Organisation contribute)
  • Credit Union
  • Death in Service
  • Nightingales Counselling Service
  • Excellent Training
  • Be part of a committed team

I need a dedicated team who;
• Empower me at every reasonable opportunity and help me make day to day decisions
• Enable me to be involved in all aspects of running my own home
• Enable me to be a good neighbour
• Enable me to have real community connections that make sense
• Support me within his new community

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

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

Requirements for this vacancy

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 Autism
• SVQ Level 2/3 in Social Care (or equivalent) or willing to work towards this
• A clean driving licence to drive a Motability car

More information

If you would like an informal discussion before applying, please contact David Drennan at Just Connections (a member of Partners for Inclusion Group) on 01563 825516, during office hours

 

To apply for this vacancy please download the files below. If you have difficulty completing the application form, please contact us: Tel. 12345 67890 / email admin@wheredoesthisgo.com.