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2 F/T Male Support worker posts/Dundonald/EG – £11 per hr 12/10/2020 private employer Dundonald

2 x F/T  Male Support Worker / Drivers required

2 posts available all @ 28hrs and 1 S/O per week per person, but employer willing to discuss variable options re working hrs.

Rate of pay: £11 per hr daytime and £11 per hr sleepover (sleepover is 10pm – 8am)

  • 112hrs and 4 sleepovers flexible, per 4 week period, per employee
  • 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

Must be a confident / competent driver

Experience in care sector is preferred, but not essential essential

Must have a current Moving & Assisting Certificate

The employers are 2 brothers who live in the same household, they are both wheelchair users and both have a muscle wasting condition. 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 4 workers to support both brothers.

This will include mornings / afternoons / evenings and overnights

Duties and tasks to be undertaken:

  • Assisting with domestic tasks such as cooking and cleaning.
  • Treat both young men at all times as adults and as individuals, recognising their rights to choice, dignity, individuality, friendship and respect
  • Assisting with personal care tasks (showering and dressing)
  • 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

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 for one of the 4 posts, you can download an application form by logging on to , 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

If you have any questions please contact  or phone 01294 475685

Application form to be returned to: or post to Evelyn Gilchrist, SDS Manager, AILN, The Michael Lynch Centre for Enterprise, 71 Princes Street, Ardrossan, KA22 8DG


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