Support Practitioner for Xander (KC/XV)

Xander is a gentleman who lives in the Barrhead area he is passionate about football especially Celtic as this is his favourite team, he enjoys going to home games and cheering them on

Xander is also a keen artist and music lover. Xander enjoys trying new things and visiting new places at his own pace as sometimes he is not always confident

Xander needs someone who is patient and takes time to get to understand his communication

Xander has a really good sense of humour and enjoys learning about new people.

Xander has a family and friends that he enjoys keeping in touch with

  1. Ref: KC/XV
  2. Hours:  14hours Variable
  3. Rate of Pay: £9.00
  4. Area: East Renfrewshire
  5. Employer: Just Connections
  6. Closing Date: 14 February 2020

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

• Work in a person centred way

• Understand all behaviour is communication

• Demonstrate excellent communication, listening and written skills

• Possess IT skills

• Work as part of a small team

• Promote with confidence clear and consistent boundaries, sticking to routines

• share similar interests

• Promote strong community networking, be forward thinking and motivated

• Possess a good sense of humour

• Be energetic


Requirements for this vacancy

• Understand the importance of family involvement and multi-agency working

• An understanding of their professional boundaries but also show humanity

• Have a full driving licence and ability to drive a motability vehicle

• An understanding or experience of supporting adults with learning disabilities

• An understanding of Autism

• Full Driving Licence

• SVQ Level 3/4 in Social Care (or equivalent) or willing to work towards this

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

In line with the Scottish Social Services Council you will be required to have or work towards an appropriate qualification in order to register with them. You will require to be registered with the PVG scheme before being employed with our organisation.

More information

If you feel you have the skills and qualities that Xander is looking for and would really like to hear from you. If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy please call Karen Campbell Area Facilitator 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.01563 825 555 / email