Please note that salary will be pro-rated for less than 37 hours.
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to work within our Outreach Service providing mainly evening support for people with learning disabilities or autism. Sessional workers will facilitate social groups and activities such a Bowling group, Women’s group, Men’s group, Spectrum Film Club, MAGSS (Gaming) group, Social Club, Quiz and Bingo night and a Breakfast Club.
Sessional workers will work within Adult Day Services, alongside our large established team of workers who are based at the Allander Resource Centre, the Outlook Community Based team and the Local Area Coordinators. They will support the improvement and provision of opportunities and outcomes for individuals with learning disabilities or autism.
Previous experience of working with adults who have learning disabilities or autism is required.
Having a full Driving Licence is desirable though not essential as the post will involve travelling to groups that meet in various locations in the community.
If you wish more information about the post please contact: Ashleigh Grant-Ng, Team Leader Local Area Coordination and Outreach. : Mobile: 07584 395 468.
The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria
Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.
Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.
In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.
Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.
The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.
The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:
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