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Payroll 01294 475681
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Companion/Buddy / FK/Girvan/VS 15/11/2017 private employer Girvan




Hourly rate £8.45per hour.

Times and days to be discussed at interview.

Must told a Full UK Driving Licence.



Previous experience working in the care sector is desirable, moving and assisting certificate a distinct advantage but training can be given.


Flexibility is essential to meet the needs of the employer, motivated and dedicated to the post. Willing to learn and undertake new tasks.


The employer is a young disabled man who lives in his own home with his mother, he is a wheelchair user.


The tasks you may be required to do will vary, according to the needs of the employer and could include the following:


Assistance/Reminding me to take my medication

Assistance using the Toilet – this may include a commode, urine bottle, changing pads.

Assistance with eating, drinking – cutting up my food, feeding

Movement and positioning in my chair/ using a mobile hoist for bed to chair/ chair to bed/ bed to bath etc.

GENERAL TASKS:  Done as and when required

Going to the local shops / assisting me with my shopping

Reporting any faults with any equipment used to the employer, including wheelchair, hoist etc.

Light household maintenance e.g changing a light bulb using the appropriate equipment e.g ladders.

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES / OUTINGS: You may be required to assist me

Going to the shops

Meeting Friends/Family

Assisting with Leisure Activities

Going out in the evenings

Going for a walk

Pushing the wheelchair


Must be able to get the Employer out and about daily and give him daily stimulation.


  • Any other reasonable task.



Successful applicant will be required to undergo a new or updated PVG disclosure prior to appointment, paid for by the employer and provide two up to date reference contacts, one of which needs to be a previous employer.


To apply for the post, please email your CV to: and quote Job ref FK/GIRVAN/VS


***Please note: AILN are not the employer, ALIN are a self directed support charity that offer a support, payroll & mail box service on behalf of individual employers***

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