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P/T Support Worker Kilwinning – 2 mornings / SB 12/01/2021 personal employer Kilwinning

Title: Companion / Support Worker/ Driver preferred

Hours: 7 hours flexible. This will include evening and Weekend support as and when required.

Job Reference: 1/Kilwinning/SB

Hours of work: 2 mornings per week .7 hours per week in total.

 

Hours to be agreed and arranged with employer.

 

Salary: – £9.30 per hour plus 5.6 weeks paid annual leave pro rata.

Experience of working with people who have Dementia is desirable

You will be employed to work with a lady who is an older person with Dementia, mainly in her home but occasionally in the community. This is as a companion and to support her with all aspects of daily living. This will also enable her husband to have a break from his caring role.

If you are a driver, you must have access to a reliable car and to ensure that you have up to date business insurance for your vehicle.

 

Skills required

A genuinely caring person with the ability to be friendly and persuasive when necessary

A calm and patient person who will not become easily flustered or impatient

The ability to react to the varying moods of the client in an appropriate way at all times

Able to use own initiative whilst being aware of the client’s vulnerability

Strong awareness of respect and dignity for the client and ensuring this always occurs

Excellent communication skills with the client and her family

Previous experience in a caring role would be advantageous

Ability to cook and prepare nourishing meals and snacks.

“Getting on well” with the lady is essential

Post subject to successful reference and PVG checks.

Two up to date Reference contacts are required one of which must be from a present or previous employer. In addition a new PVG enhanced disclosure will be required prior to appointment (disclosure cost to be met by the employer).

There is a 6 month trial period attached to this post f interested please email your up to date CV to stephenie@ailn.org and quote ref 1/Largs/Kilwinning/SB

**** Please note AILN are not the employers

 

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