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Support Worker – VS/Stewarton/1 21/06/2018 private employer Stewarton

VSStewarton/1

 

Support Worker

 

8 hours per week

(Dates and times to be arranged, with a chance of extra hours throughout the year)

Rate of pay £11.00 per hour

 

Young man in the Stewarton area with Mental Health Issues looking for a support worker for social support only (no personal care required) He lives in his own home and is a very able man.

The role with involve accompanying the young man to places like –

 

Golf Range

Gym

Day Trips

Short Breaks

Cinema

Attending health related meetings/appointments

And other social tasks.

 

Flexibility is very important.

 

Previous experience of working with adults with Mental Health Issues would be an advantage but not essential.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Assessing the practical and emotional needs of a person and working with them in areas of need.

 

  • Providing emotional support by talking to and listening to the person and their problems and concerns

 

  • Assisting with domestic tasks such as meal preparation, cleaning, laundry and shopping

 

  • Helping the person to budget and handle money

 

  • Helping the person to participate in leisure activities

 

  •           Advising with practical issues

 

  • Working with the person and her family in the most effective way possible skills

 

 

  • An interest in people and a commitment to helping others

 

  • The ability to communicate clearly and sensitively with vulnerable people and their families.

 

  • A knowledge of the emotional and practical difficulties a person may face

 

  •              Good listening skills

 

  • An empathetic approach to people

 

  • The ability to gain the trust of people and their families and to build good relationships.

 

  •       The ability to carry out practical and domestic duties

 

  • Good problem solving abilities

 

  • An organised, efficient and flexible approach to the job

 

  • Patience and emotional resilience

 

  • A non-judgmental attitude regardless of the persons needs or situation

 

  • A respect for client confidentiality

 

 

 

He will require some promoting/assistance with light housework duties also.

 

 

Successful applicant will have to supply 2 up to date Reference contacts, one must be from a present or previous employer and a undergo a new or update of the PVG disclosure scheme, prior to appointment (disclosure cost to be met by the employer)

 

There is a 6 month probationary period for the post.

 

If interested please email your up to date CV to –  victoria@ailn.org or phone 01294 475694 and quote ref VSStwearton/1

 

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