Support Practitioner (*male / driver) - North Ayshire
- Irvine, KA12 0BL
- £21,294 per year pro rata
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Part Time
- 30 hours per week
This position has expired.
We recruit on values and transferrable skills, so you don't need experience or qualifications to start your career with us. We have our own Training Academy that'll give you all the skills you'll need, including the opportunity to complete your SVQ.
We're recruiting in North Ayrshire for patient, outgoing and enthusiastic *male colleagues to join our team on a part-time (16-30 hours per week) basis. For these vacancies we will need you to hold a full manual driving licence as the individual that you'll support loves getting out and about in their car.
You'll become part of a friendly, fun team that supports a young man who has Autism to live in his own home. Your main aim will be supporting him with his day to day needs which involves shopping, finances, cooking, housework and medication. As this young man enjoys being active and getting out and about in his local community, we'll also need you to be enthusiastic and creative in supporting him with his hobbies and interests which include swimming, walking, arts & crafts and drives in his car.
All we'll need you to bring is;
- A full UK, manual driving licence
- Great communication skills
- A caring attitude and approach
- Confidence to go in the water as swimming is a regular activity
- The ability to cook
- A positive approach to learning
- Confidence in the use of computers
Our fabulous team provide support 7 days a week and shift patterns typically fall into patterns of 9am-5pm, 12pm-9pm, 10am-4pm and will include weekend working on a rotational basis and public holidays.
We're looking to fill these vacancies as soon as possible and reserve the right to close the advert once the post has been filled so don't delay getting your application in to avoid missing out.
Have any questions? If you'd like to find out more, please contact Caroline MacDonald on 07891239193.
If you’re successful in joining our team, you will be expected to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and must be willing to work towards a SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare as required for SSSC registration. We will need you to register with the SSSC within 6 months of starting your employment with us.
Sound interesting? What are you waiting for? Apply today; we'd love to hear from you!
Cornerstone welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce.
*For this position male is an Occupational Requirement as defined by the Equality Act 2010.