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Autism Community Support Workers | Apprentice Administration Assistant

Autism Community Support Workers

We're looking for autism community support workers to join our growing team.

Awesome clients, epic colleagues and a refreshing work-life balance.

We pay the Living Wage - Full Time and Part-Time Roles Available 

The Position:

We’re looking for experienced, enthusiastic, and dynamic individuals to join our growing team, working with autistic and learning-disabled young adults. We offer training, 1.1 clinical supervision, flexible working hours, an enthusiastic and passionate staff team, and lots of opportunities to get outdoors and experience an innovative new way of working.

We offer real living wage pay rates, excellent work-life balance: No weekend work and we have ratings of excellent from the Care Inspectorate.

We prioritise our staff's mental and physical health with a brilliant work-life balance, lots of activity, and sport opportunities and you get to be as creative as you want. We are expanding and we are looking for the best in the business.

Who is Edge? 

Edge Autism is innovative and sector leading, we pride ourselves on doing things differently. The Care Inspectorate gave us ratings of 6-excellent in 2019. In 2020 we launched Edge Adventures, fully supported adventure holidays for autistic and learning-disabled young adults.


  • Applicants should hold relevant experience working within autism
  • Qualifications of SVQ 2 or equivalent are desirable but not required for employment. Applicants should be willing to work to gain an SVQ in Health and Social Care
  • Car and a clean driving license are essential
  • We need people who will bring enthusiasm, energy, and a commitment to enabling our young adults to maximise their potential
  • Our young people need great mentors
  • A sense of humour, resilience, and flexibility are essential
  • We expect all our team to have a skill outside of their primary training, such as music, art, or outdoor sports
  • We provide support and supervision alongside continuing professional development

Application notes

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to:

Apprentice Administration Assistant

Apprentice Administration Assistant with Edge Autism Ltd is an exciting opportunity, you must have excellent communication skills and an upbeat attitude.  Apprentice Administration Assistant is to be responsible for handling clerical tasks in our office.  You will be handling incoming telephone calls and other communications, greeting clients and visitors, as well as managing files, updating paperwork, updating policies and procedures and other documents, and performing other general office clerk duties and errands.  

Edge Autism expects you to be professional, polite, and attentive while also being accurate.  You should always be prepared and responsive, willing to meet each challenge directly. You must be comfortable with computers, general office tasks, and excellent verbal and written communication.  Most importantly, you should have a genuine desire to meet the needs of others.

Apprentice Administration Assistant Responsibilities

  • Handling incoming calls and other communications
  • Managing filing system
  • Recording information as needed
  • Greeting clients and visitors as needed
  • Updating paperwork, maintaining documents and word processing
  • Helping organize and maintain areas
  • Performing general office duties and errands
  • Creating, maintaining, and entering information into databases
  • Always maintain strict confidentiality

Apprentice Administration Assistant Requirements

  • Good general education to National 5 level or equivalent including English
  • Experience but not essential as an Apprentice Administration Assistant or in a related field
  • Ideally you will have knowledge and experience of using Microsoft office
  • Have a good understanding of duties related to working in an office environment
  • Ability to work well under limited supervision
  • Always maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to write clearly and help with word processing when necessary
  • Warm personality with strong communication skills
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Be able to follow instructions by the managing director and the management team
  • Be able to adapt to different tasks when required

In this apprenticeship you will

  • Undertake an SVQ Level2/3 in Business and Administration Modern Apprenticeship 
  • Provide a business and administrative support service 
  • Use a variety of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel PowerPoint) 
  • Receive and respond to email messages both internal and external 
  • Always maintain confidentiality. 
  • Make and receive internal/external telephone calls, deal with enquiries personally, or by obtaining information to pass to others, or referring the caller directly to the appropriate sources 
  • Undertake filing, document control and photocopying
  • Take detailed meeting notes as and when required
  • Undertake any other duties which may be allocated as and when required

Additional Information 

  • Holiday allowance 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Great management team

Important Information

Important Information Apprentice Administration Assistant may be funded by CBT through Skills Development Scotland, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.

This job description is not exhaustive. It merely acts as a guide and may be amended to meet the changing requirements of the client and their family at any time, after discussion with the post holder.

Application notes

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to:


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