Support Worker

4 days left

Recruiter
Scottish Autism
Location
Lanark, South Lanarkshire
Salary
£15,873
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Closes
29 Sep 2017
Ref
HKJZA2709/JW
Contract Type
Permanent

Support Worker 
South West Area Services - Lanark and Lamington 
£15,873 per annum (pro rata for part time/casual)

Full Time/ Part Time/Casual 
Hours will include daytime, evenings, weekends and sleepovers. 

Scottish Autism is an organisation dedicated to enriching the lives of people with autism. We exist to help those diagnosed with autism to lead full and enriched lives and become valuable members of the community they live in. 

We also seek to share our knowledge and expertise with parents, carers and other professionals in order to support the development of skills and strategies needed to provide the best care and support for people with autism. 

Our Services 
With a head office in and over 900 staff working across Scotland, we offer a large range of services for people with autism including education, day and vocational opportunities, supported living, outreach, respite and specialist transition support. 

We have full time, part time and casual opportunities at present for Support Workers within our South West service based in the Lanark and Lamington area and we are looking for applications from people who are looking for a role which: 

- Makes a positive impact on people’s lives 
- Provides a safe and nurturing environment for individuals with autism 
- Allows you to use your skills and talents to enrich people’s lives, helping them to achieve their goals 
- Offers a challenge and isn’t your average desk based, office job 
- Empowers individuals to develop their talents 
- Enables individuals with autism to engage with their local communities 

We will offer you: 

- A competitive salary 
- Defined benefits pension scheme 
- 32 days’ holiday (increasing with your length of service) 
- Childcare vouchers, saving you up to £933 per year 
- HSF Health Cash Plan, for a monthly premium (starting from £7.75) you & your family can claim back expenses for dental, optical and other health care expenses 
- Sector leading training from day one including fully funded support to complete your necessary SVQ 
- The opportunity to be part of one of the leading innovators in Autism Practice in the UK 

Experience isn’t necessary due to the training we offer, however we need people who share the following values with Scottish Autism: 

- Honesty 
- Empathy 
- Team work 
- Innovation 
- Resilience 
- Flexibility – we need staff who can work flexibly over 7 days 
- Reliability 

Although experience is not a necessity, the ability to join the PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG scheme update is a condition for employment with Scottish Autism. 

Closing Date – 27.09.17 

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This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

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