Senior Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,839 – £25,376
  • West Lothian Housing Support Services
  • Closing 28th September 2021


  • Advertised from 14th September 2021
  • 39 hours per week
  • SSW/WL/015

Role

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Support Worker to join our West Lothian 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 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.

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 do I apply?

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:

autisminitiatives.org/careers/senior-support-worker-west-lothian-housing-support-services-2

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 Tuesday 28th September 2021 at 12 noon.

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

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