Support Worker – Musselburgh

 

An exciting opportunity has become available to support three young autistic men who live together in the Musselburgh area.

 

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children and young adults with support needs

  • Location: Musselburgh, East Lothian Team
  • Salary: £21,352 – £22,165 per annum, pro rata and based on 39-hour work week.
  • Full-time and part time positions available.
  • Day Shifts are 7-6pm and 6-10pm. 
  • Waking Night shifts are available: 10pm-7am.
  • Having a driving license will be advantageous. 

You will be supporting each individual with their (very busy) daily schedule of work, educational and social activities. For example, attending college, going swimming, playing sports and going to the cinema, as well as domestic and personal care tasks.

You will work as part of a dynamic, hardworking and fun team of people who are committed to supporting people to lead fulfilling lives. Ideally you will have previous experience of working with autistic people, including a good understanding of communication, but paid training is provided.

These are individuals who have their own cars that staff can drive, so it would be great if you had a driver’s licensehowever this is not essential as public transport is also used. The property in Musselburgh is on a direct bus route and would be accessible for those living in both the Edinburgh and East Lothian areas.

The right candidate will share The Action Group’s values of inclusion and equality and will have a person-centred approach to providing support.

Benefits include:

  • Travel time payable where applicable
  • Mileage allowance where applicable
  • Pension
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling
  • TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme
  • Good annual leave entitlements
  • Ongoing support, training and development opportunities

To apply, please read the job description and complete the application form.  Please send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities form to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.

The application closing date for this position is Thursday 16 June 2022 at 09:00.

Do you have questions before applying? Send an email to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.

Please note we are only able to get in touch with candidates who we are able to invite for interview.

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You can send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities form to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Action Group is an Investors in People Platinum Award winning organisation, and we demonstrate our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion by being a Disability Confident Leader and a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion.

Disability Confident Leader

We particularly welcome applications from disabled candidates, who will be invited to interview if they meet the minimum criteria for the job.  If you feel that you fit this criteria, then please make us aware of this in writing when you apply.

Stonewall Diversity Champion

To ensure our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities in which we live and work, we encourage and welcome applications from everyone regardless of sex, sexual orientation and gender identity. We are an organization which values people of all faiths, religions, disabilities, ages and ethnicities and believe our differences are our strengths.  For more information, please contact our Equality Network: equality@actiongroup.org.uk.

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