Support Worker

Scottish Autism
Oban, Argyll
£8.25/hour Plus Benefits
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Part Time
Support Worker
£8.25 per hour Plus Excellent Benefits Package 

Permanent, Part Time & Casual Opportunities available 

Scottish Autism seeks to promote and provide care, education, support and opportunities for individuals with autism of all ages throughout Scotland. 

We have exciting opportunities within our Saturday Club for enthusiastic and committed Support Workers with an interest in developing a career working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum. 

In this role, you will be an integral member of the support team contributing to and ensuring a high quality of care and support for individuals on the Autism Spectrum and/or with complex needs. Care provision will be on a needs-assessed basis and will reflect the ethos of promoting independence and personal choice, ensuring service users receive the physical, practical and emotional support to meet their needs. 

Suitable candidates will have an appropriate qualification for this position such as an SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare or will be willing to work towards attaining this qualification. Previous experience of working in a relevant field is desirable. You will have good interpersonal and organisational skills with the ability to communicate effectively. Some practical experience using Microsoft software packages such as Word and Excel would also be beneficial to this role. 

We offer comprehensive training, opportunities for personal development and a generous benefits package. 

Please note, the organisation operates a policy where only successful applicants will be contacted. Candidates who have not received written confirmation within two weeks of the closing date for the position should then consider themselves unsuccessful. 

These posts are subject to a PVG Disclosure check. 

Valuing diversity and promoting equal opportunities is at the heart of our vision, mission and values. 

Registered charity number is SC009068.

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Additional Keywords: Support Worker, Autism Support Worker, Junior Care Worker, Trainee Carer, Care Assistant, Personal Care Assistant, Junior Social Care Worker, Trainee Social Worker, Care, Healthcare.  

Working hours: Full time, part time and casual opportunities available