Senior Support Worker

West Dunbartonshire Council
£24,453 - £26,734 per year
12 Sep 2016
26 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The post holder will contribute to the management and development of Learning Disability Services within West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership.

They will provide day to day management and supervision of a staff team delivering direct support to adults with a learning disability, and their carers. The post holder will work within the Community Based Project that operates across the authority.

The post holder should have and SVQ 3 or equivalent and be willing to work towards any required level of qualification as outlined by the SSSC for the purpose of Registration.

The postholder must be able to demonstrate a knowledge of The Keys to Life and all other national drivers that under pin the values within Leaning Disability Services/Health and Social Care.


The new PVG scheme replaces enhanced disclosures when undertaking work with Children or Vulnerable Adults. This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Further details of this scheme can be found here. Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual
West Dunbartonshire offers a family friendly working environment, endeavours to ensure a work life balance and welcomes applications from employees requiring flexibility.  For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice:   More information on the benefits of working within West Dunbartonshire Council, can be found using the following link:

See also:
SW1319 Senior Support Worker.pdf