Location
Children's Home - South Ayrshire
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 offers a unique farm life experience that allows residents to sample a wider caring environment through active participation in delivering care to farm animals, promoting positive engagement in therapeutic work. The service provides first class living quarters for 5 children and young people, providing three on suite bathrooms and two lounges, as well as a panoramic surrounding of lush green fields and trees.

Young people with ADHD, as well as attachment and mental health disorder benefit greatly from the therapeutic nature of the farm. All of the young people present as high risk, are exceptionally vulnerable and are in need of the greater protection available at the service.

Individuals experiencing issues of anxiety and trauma as well as resulting social and emotional behaviours are assisted to learn through direct experiences, with physical activity viewed as being a key element of farm life.

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
30/06/2018