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School Care Accommodation Worker

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Reference

PRI20243

Location

Childrens Home - Kilwinning

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£17,160 - £24,000

Hours

40 per week

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Location Description

Aspire Scotland part of the Priory Group provides a unique community-based, living and learning environment in support of some of the most vulnerable children and young people in the country. The Aspire team assists young people aged 8 to 18 years to be fully included within the local community and ensures they have the capacity to prosper beyond Aspire Scotland in the wider post-school world.

This service has two available living arrangements with a five bedroom and singleton service being available on the premises, There is a particular emphasis on engaging with the trauma of failed attachment. 

Young people suffering from failed attachment will find sanctuary and healing within this warm and impressively furnished setting. The therapies available also offer an engaging learning and living environment for children and young people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum disorder and other mental health challenges.

Individuals experiencing issues of anxiety and trauma as well as resulting social and emotional behaviours may benefit from the independent living setting available, which also allows for structured peer engagement on the grounds.

The family environment, routines and strategies are in line with what works best for individual young people and staff ratios reflect the needs of the young people, offering 1:1 and 2:1 support, and include a 24 hour waking service.

 

 

 

We are keen to hear from those experienced professionals who are passionate about making a difference for young people and have, or are working towards the attainment of, the relevant qualifications and registrations.

Job Advert Role Description

As a School Care Accommodation Worker you will need to develop positive relationships with our young people and support them in their daily practices as they work towards positive outcomes.

You will also assist the GIRFEC Senior Practitioners and Residential Services Manager in the care planning process and in achieving our high quality standards. You will ensure that your pratice complies with policy and procedure and are in line with regulatory, statutory and compliance requirements and meet quality standards.

  • Must hold a current UK driving licence
  • Working towards or completion of HNC Social Care / SVQ 3 which is a minimum requirement
  • You will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) if your application is successful
  • Successful candidates will receive a generous package and excellent training and development opportunities

Division DBS info

Disclosure

The successful candidates will be required to apply for a PVG from Disclosure Scotland. Further information can be obtained from www.disclosurescotland.co.uk. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description

Job_Description_SCAW_2_.docx

Closing Date

05/07/2018