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Waking Night Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,368 – £25,243
  • Scottish Borders
  • Closing 5th March 2024

  • Advertised from 20th February 2024
  • 1 x 35 hours per week. £24,368.53 - £25,243.92 p.a. pro rata (based on 39 hours per week) Job Reference: WNSW/SB/406


We have Waking Night Support Worker opportunity for our Scottish Borders Housing Support Service located in the Longnewton area. Working hours will be from 10pm to 8am, and on a 4 days on/ 4 days off rotation.

At Autism Initiatives we provide specialist services tailored to each individual. Experience is not essential, but a genuine passion to making a difference to the lives of autistic people, as well as a positive attitude, is key to being successful in this role.

As a Waking Night Support Worker you will be working alongside the people that you support to develop their independence, by supporting their communication and enabling them to make their own choices. You will be responsible for providing support throughout the night, undertaking routinesof the service including household tasks and administrative procedures.

Benefits of working with us include:

• Competitive Salary - £11.97 to £12.40 per hour

• 31 days Annual Leave Entitlement, including bank holidays

• Your birthday off every year, to treat yourself!

• Ongoing Learning & Development throughout your Support Work role

• Opportunity to undertake SVQ Level 3 qualification

• Career Progression Opportunities

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Auto-enrolment pension scheme

• Cycle to Work scheme

• Medicash Healthcare Plan

• Eligibility to become a Blue Light Card Member for online & high street discounts

Given the nature of this role, successful applicants must register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or equivalent regulatory body.

This is a truly rewarding role, with the opportunity for you to develop your skills and knowledge and fulfil your career aspirations.

Application notes

How to Apply?

If you are interested in joining our team, we’d be delighted to hear from you. Full details and how to apply can be found on our website:

Please note we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of any employment Visa at this time.

If you require support with the application process or have any difficulties with our online application form, please get in touch by completing an expression of interest online or contacting the Recruitment Team on 0131 551 7260 and we can send an application pack to you by email or post.

The closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 5th March 2024.

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and in service delivery.

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