Support Worker – Full Time – Lanark

  • Permanent
  • Lanark
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Lanarkshire
  • Salary: £9.50/hour

Social Care

Support Workers

South West Region

Full Time, Part Time and Casual Positions available

£9.50 per hour – With a commitment to pay Living Wage

Reference: SA/1053

“Great place to work, feel really supported” staff member from Clannalba

Our Services:

Clannalba – provides Residential Support for 9 young autistic men, enabling them to lead happy, healthy and fulfilling lives. Clannalba is located in Lamington, by Biggar, South Lanarkshire – due to location Drivers are preferred.

Ridgepark House – is a Residential Assessment and Transition Service supporting 9 individuals to develop their skills for the future. Ridgepark is situated in Lanark.

South West Area Services – provides 24/7 housing support and care and home to 30 autistic adults living within their own tenancies across Lanark, Carluke and Biggar.

Scottish Autism’s Values are:

– Collaboration – we work with others and value their opinions
– Compassion – we work with each other and our service users with care and kindness
– Change Makers – we never stand still, we move positively forward always focussed on quality and being the best
– Contribution – we love what we do, we never lose sight of our purpose and the difference we make in society

It is not necessary to have experience of working within social care as we are seeking to appoint Support Workers who share our values and are willing to learn and develop into the role.

We encourage and welcome applications from people with lived experience of autism.

“Communication is good and myself and my manager have a good professional relationship with each other” staff member from South West

On a day to day basis, Support Workers enable autistic people to complete all activities of daily living, which includes personal care and household chores. You can also expect to be out and about supporting autistic people to access their communities and to take part in activities of their choosing, which is great fun for all.

“I feel privileged to be part of a hardworking, positive and enthusiastic team” staff member from Ridgepark

Scottish Autism offers you:

– 32 days’ holiday (which increases with your length of service)
– Sector leading training from day one, including fully funded support to complete your necessary SVQ
– Non-contributory life assurance scheme
– Workplace Pension

These posts are subject to a PVG Disclosure check.

Please note all new employees must register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of starting in post.

Scottish Autism is a smoke free organisation. Our aim is to protect the Health and Wellbeing of our employees and the individuals we support by providing a smoke free environment.

Closing Date: 8th July 2021

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

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Support Workers, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Other organisations may call this role Care Assistant, Junior Care Worker, Trainee Support Worker, Junior Support Worker, Care Support Worker, or Trainee Autism Practitioner.

Salary: £9.50/hour

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Lanark

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