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Senior Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £29,771 – £31,678
  • On site: Livingston, West Lothian
  • Closing 13th June 2024

  • Advertised from 28th May 2024
  • 39 hours per week
  • Job Reference: SSW/WLOS/408


Are you looking to take the next step in your social care career?

Do you want an opportunity to make a genuine and positive difference to people’s lives?

Then Autism Initiatives wants to hear from you!

We have an exciting opportunity for Senior Support Worker’s to join our West Lothian Occupational Team!

The Senior Support Worker (SSW) will support the management team in developing and maintaining the organisation’s standards relating to autism specific and person centred practices. Liaising with the organisation’s practice support team, the SSW will assist in the preparation of support and communication plans, ensuring consistent practices throughout support networks.

The SSW will assist in the supervision and direction of the staff team while maintaining the high standards of support in line with the organisation’s quality standards and mission statement. Knowledge of current legislation and regulations relating to the social care sector and the requirements of the Care Inspectorate is essential for this role. The post holder will also be expected to commit to on-call duties.

Benefits of working with us include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Sleepover rate paid at £12.00 per hour
  • 31 days Annual Leave Entitlement, including bank holidays
  • Your birthday off every year, to treat yourself!
  • Ongoing Learning & Development throughout your role
  • Opportunity to undertake relevant 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

The successful candidate will be required to register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

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

Application notes

If you think you have what we are looking for and are interested in joining our team, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

To apply please visit our website, where you can view our application pack and complete our application form online.

If you require any support with the application process, or you wish to request an application form be sent to you, please contact Joanna Dickinson on 0131 551 7260.

The closing date for completed applications is Thursday 13th June 2024.

Interviews are to be held in person on late June 2024.

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

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