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F/T Male Support worker / Drivers X 2 – Dundonald – EG 18/01/2022 Private employer Dundonald

2 F/T  posts available, each post will be  28hrs and 1 S/O per week

Sleepover may be converted to daytime hrs to suit the needs of the employer

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
  • 6 month probationary period.
  • 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 essential

Must have a current Moving & Assisting Certificate or willing to train

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.

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

If you are interested in applying 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 or email your CV

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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