Female Support Workers, Portavogie

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1403512

 Job Description

Positive Futures is the leading charity for people with a learning disability, acquired brain injury or autistic spectrum condition and their families.

  • Are you a friendly and thoughtful person with a positive attitude?

  • Are you a fan of telling stories?

  • Do you enjoy going for picnics and ice cream?



Mary is looking for someone with the above qualities to assist her to live the life she wants by undertaking the following position:


Female* Support Workers

Full time and part time contracts available

Varied shift patterns

£9 per hour


* Being a Female is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with Article 10(2)(b)(i) of the Sex Discrimination (NI) Order 1976 (as amended)



What Mary needs you to do


  • Assist her to cook, clean, make new friends and pull the curtains at night

  • Support her with seizures, personal care and managing money

  • Ensure her daily routine is consistently adhered to as she loves routine


What Mary needs you to have


  • 6 months’ experience (paid or unpaid) providing care or support for someone 

  • A positive attitude about the people we support

  • A full driving licence and access to a car insured for business purposes* to transport people supported AND A full valid driving licence in order to meet the requirement to drive Motability cars as Mary is looking to get her own car in the future*


    * (This criteria is waived for candidates unable to meet it due to disability.)


Please join us for an Information Session on 17 April from 4 – 5pm at 2 Coastguard Cottages, Harbour Road, Portavogie, BT22 1EA. Meet the team, find out about the service and get help with your application.


Apply online: www.positive-futures.net before midnight on 25 April 2019.

Interview date: 2 May 2019


Tel: 028 9147 5720


We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (NIC101385)

Positive Futures operates a Smoke Free workplace