Pupil Support Worker (Advanced) x 3, The James Young High School (387.19) C/D 30/10/16

West Lothian Council
14 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


31 hrs per week, 38 weeks per year, salary pro rata - Fixed Term until 20 August 2017

Under the direction of the designated teacher, the postholder will work with and support school pupils by undertaking a range of activities relating to the general supervision, safety, care and well being of pupils.

The postholder will act as a facilitator for the full participation and integration of children and young people with severe to complex needs. A young person may be deemed to have severe and complex needs if they typically have severe learning difficulties in combination with one or more of the following needs:

Use of alternative or augmentative method of communication.
A need to use adaptive technology/specialised software.
A need for a high level of specialised multi agency support.
A need for modification to the physical environment.
A need for a high level of specialised resources.

This position requires registration with the SSSC. The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC.

This post is considered Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scotland Act 2007. From 28 February 2011 preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council.

See also:
387.19 - Pupil Support Worker.pdf