This vacancy has now closed

Senior Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,000 – £22,500
  • Outreach Services, Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd April 2019

  • Advertised from 8th April 2019
  • 39 hours per week


Are you currently working in a social care role and looking for a new challenge?

We are looking for a Senior Support Worker for our outreach services in Edinburgh.

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 and in 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.

The successful candidate must register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or equivalent regulatory body.

How do I apply?

If you think you have what we are looking for, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

Application notes

How do I apply?

If you think you have what we are looking for, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

Further information and application pack are available on our website

If you require any support with the application process, or you wish to request an application form be sent to you, please contact Daniel Mackie on 0131 551 7272 /

Closing Date: Monday 22 April 2019 at 12 noon

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

Registered Charity No. SC040905