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Senior Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,839 – £25,376
  • Edinburgh (Seafield Housing Support Services)
  • Closing 14th December 2021

  • Advertised from 30th November 2021
  • Duration: Permanent. Status: Full time, 39 hours per week
  • Job Reference: SSW/S-EDIN/020


We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Support Worker to join our Seafield Housing Support Services 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 in both teams 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.

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

Closing Date: Tuesday 14th December 2021 at 12 noon.

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 Job Description, Person Specification, Terms & Conditions, 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 by calling 0131 551 7260.

The Closing Date for completed applications is Tuesday 14th December 2021 at 12 noon.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22nd December 2021.

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

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