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3 F/T Male Support worker / Drivers required – Dundonald £12 per hr – EG 01/08/2022 Personal Employer Dundonald

3 F/T Male Support worker / Driver posts available : To join an existing team

Each post will be :  28hrs per week and 2 Sleepovers per 4 week period, sleepover may be changed into hrs.

Days will include dayshifts, backshifts, overnights and weekends on a rota system.

Days and times to be discussed at interview.

Rate of pay: £12 per hr daytime and £12 per hr sleepover (sleepover is 10pm – 8am), pay rate to reflect the experience required.

  • 6 month, probationary period.
  • Successful applicant must be highly flexible around working days and times
  • Will be required to work extra hours to cover for other staff A/L , Days of work to be discussed at interview
  • Full clean Drivers licence required

Personal specifications:

  • Must be a confident / competent driver
  • Must have a clean driver’s licence
  • Experience in care sector is desirable
  • Having a current Moving & Assisting Certificate is desirable , but not essential as in house training can be given
  • Must be available to cover for respite, this may include travel either in the uk or abroad, fully paid.

The employers are 2 brothers who live in the same household, they are both wheelchair users and both have a muscle wasting condition that affects their day to day needs.

Duties and tasks to be undertaken:

  • Assisting with personal care tasks (showering and dressing), other pers care tasks to be advised at interview
  • transfers in to and out of the wheelchair
  • Assisting with air ventilator – training can be given
  • Treat both young men at all times as adults and as individuals, recognising their rights to choice, dignity, individuality, friendship and respect
  • Assisting with domestic tasks such as cooking and cleaning.
  • Take part in training
  • Willing to undertake training as required for the driving of the wheelchair accessible vehicle ( cost will be covered by the employer )
  • Must be physically fit, this can be a physically demanding job

Their Hobbies and interests are:

  • Boccia, both are on the National Team, which is their main interest. This involves training upwards of 10 hours a week, as well as daily stretching and exercise which takes up most of their week and need support in these tasks.

They also between them like other sports – football, golf, snooker, American football, tennis as well as interests in music – classic rock, alternative, hip-hop.

They like going to concerts / cinema/ socialising with friends and family

Both young men relate and get on well with people within their own peer group

The family are looking to employ 3 workers to support both brothers within the team.

This will include mornings / afternoons / evenings and overnights and weekends on a rota basis.

There is a 6 month probation period attached to this post, with a 1 week notice within this period if the post does not work out.

All successful applicants will have to undergo a new or update of the PVG disclosure scheme ( cost covered by the employer )

Supply 2 up to date reference contacts

If you are interested in applying you can download an application form by logging on to  www.ailn.org , click on documents at the top of page 1, click application form and then download. Please ensure you add the vacancy ref for the post you are applying for or email your CV

Application form to be returned to: evelyn@ailn.org

There is a 6 month probation period attached to this post, with a 1 week notice within this period if the post does not work out.

Full PPE will be provided and you will be expected to adhere to safe PPE working practise. Due to the employers health conditions, for Covid safety this includes the use of Lateral Flow Testing kits twice a week

All successful applicants will have to undergo a new or update of the PVG disclosure scheme ( cost covered by the employer )

Supply 2 up to date reference contacts

**PLEASE NOTE THAT AILN ARE NOT THE EMPLOYERS.  WE ARE A SUPPORT & MAILBOX SERVICE FOR INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL EMPLOYERS

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