Ref: 08/ Cumnock /JL
Support Worker / Buddy (P/T) Location: Cumnock
Hours: 17 hrs per week
Applicants must be flexible as hours of work / shifts will vary each week
ROP: £10.90 per hour
Support Worker / Buddy (P/T) required to support a young man with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
You will provide social support and companionship within the local community, ensuring his safety at all times. The young man has very little communication skills therefore patience is required to allow him to communicate his needs and feelings clearly. Continuity and consistency are very important to him.
He loves horses and although he does not ride them, he enjoys going to the beach with them – applicants must therefore be fit and able to accompany him. He also enjoys going for walks on a nice day and using his pool in his garden.
We are looking for individuals who are calm, patient and able to recognise his anxieties and associated behaviours. It is essential that you have an experience of Autistic Spectrum Disorder and managing associated seizures.
Experience / Qualifications Required
Experience of supporting young Adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and dealing with seizures is essential.
You must be a driver with use of own car and a full clean driver’s licence, business insurance would be required. Please note that mileage allowance will be paid if using your car for work duties.
***This position is subject to a 6 month probationary period.
Successful applicants will have to provide 2 references (one of which must be your current or most recent employer) and undergo a New PVG Disclosure at the employers cost.
To apply please email your CV to email@example.com quoting Ref: 08/ Cumnock/JL
Alternatively, you can download an application form on the documents section of our website www.ailn.org or contact Jennifer Lee on 01294 475686 to request an application form to be completed and returned to:
Self Directed Support Advisor
Ayrshire Independent Living Network,
The Michael Lynch Centre for Enterprise
71 Princes Street,
Ardrossan, KA22 8DG
**PLEASE NOTE THAT AILN ARE NOT THE EMPLOYERS. WE ARE A SUPPORT & MAILBOX SERVICE FOR INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL EMPLOYERS AND HAVE NO INPUT INTO WHOM THEY DECIDE TO EMPLOY***Go back