Support Worker for Tom

We are looking for experienced and highly motivated individuals to join small team providing support to a man with autism living in his own home. Tom enjoys singing, the theatre, people watching, concerts and spending time with his friends and family to name a few.

  1. Ref: AM/RA/01
  2. Hours: Part time, shift work may include evening, weekends, and public holidays
  3. Rate of Pay: £8:25 plus overnight payment
  4. Area: East Renfrewshire,
  5. Employer: Just Connections
  6. Closing Date: 09 June 2017

Benefits of working with Partners Group  

  • Westfield Health Cash Plan Scheme (both employee and Organisation contribute)
  • Credit Union
  • Death in Service
  • Nightingales Counselling Service
  • Excellent Training
  • Be part of a committed team

You should have a good knowledge and understanding of autism and experience in supporting people with a learning disability to run their own home, to make friends, find employment and or further education.  It is highly desirable that you have experience in leading people and can evidence leadership skills

Requirements for this vacancy

  • Understanding and experience of working with people with autism and learning disability
  • Understand how to work in a person centred way
  • Understand all behaviour is communication
  • Patience
  • Ability to motivate Tom
  • Have a felxible approach
  • Not easily phased and have a calm approach
  • Can work in a consistent and professional manner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A clean driving licence to drive a motability car
  • Good written skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of the team
  • Have similar interests

You can only be appointed for this post if you are or willing to register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme and are able to register with the Scottish Social Services Council when required for your post.

This position comes under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (exceptions Order)

More information

If you are interested in applying for this position you can download an application pack here. Alternately if you would like more information or an informal chat you should contact Bernie on 07860 924 412.

To apply for this vacancy please download the files below. If you have difficulty completing the application form, please contact us: Tel.01563 825 555 / email