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2 x Support worker / Drivers — EG/Irvine/M/2 09/10/2018 private employer Irvine

Job ref — EG/Irvine/ EM/2

2 Support worker / Drivers

  • £9.75 per hr, rising to £10.25 per hr after 6 month probation.
  • 18 Hrs per week, 2 posts available ( both 18 hrs )
  • 3 to 4 days out of 7, per post

*** Some possible overnights, notice will be given

Experience:

Previous experience of working with adults with extra support needs. He is 27 years old and has severe learning difficulties and is on the autistic spectrum.

Use of own vehicle would be a distinct advantage, fuel will be reimbursed if using car as part of your duties, you will require business use on your car Ins.

You will be required to be a swimmer or confident in water.

Training requirements:

  • Will be required to have a moving and assisting certificate or willing to undertake training ( at the employers cost )
  • Knowledge of Administering Medication or willing to undertake training

Duties:

To support a disabled gentleman with all aspects of personal care including, aiding with washing, dressing and feeding.

He likes to get out and about and requires to use a manual wheelchair. Staff will be required to push this.

He likes to go to his music group, swimming, bowling

Occasionally goes to hydrotherapy.

He likes to watch movies, he likes puzzles and the computer

Staff will be required to encourage him to try new things and come up with new ideas and stimulate him and keep him active.

Skills:

Staff will be required to be patient, understanding and caring

To be able to listen

Be confident

To be honest, trustworthy and reliable

To liaise with the family

To be non-judgemental

To work well with others

To come up with new ideas

Have a willingness to learn new skills

 

***  Successful applicants will be required undergo a new or update of the PVG scheme ( at the employers cost ) and supply 2 up to date reference contacts

There is 6 month probation attached to this post, of which if things do not work out on either side there is a 1 weeks’ notice within the probationary period.

To apply please contact evelyn@ailn.org for an application form or send in your CV by email or post

 

*** Please note that AILN are not the employers , we are purely a support and advice service to individual employers

 

 

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