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Recruitment Enquiries: 0116 240 8692

Residential Support Worker (Nights only)

Reference

PRI31052

Location

Children's Home, West Kilbride, North Ayrshire, Scotland

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£17,409 - £24,000 per annum

Hours

40 per week

Job Advert Role Description

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

 

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.

 

Our specialist children's home in West Kilbride are seeking full time permanent Night Residential Support Workers to join their team.

As a night residential support worker your duties will include assisting 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 practice complies with policy and procedure and are in line with regulatory, statutory and compliance requirements and meet quality standards. You will need to develop positive relationships with our young people and support them in their daily practices as they work towards positive outcomes.

 

Hours:

You will work 40 hours a week. 12 hour shifts, 7 days over 14.

 

As a night residential support worker you must have:

  • A current UK driving licence
  • Be working towards or completion of HNC Social Care / SVQ 3 which is a minimum requirement
  • Successful candidates will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)
  • Successful candidates will receive a generous package and excellent training and development opportunities.

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

 

For more information please contact our recruitment team on 0116 240 8692.

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

Disclosure

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

Job Description

Aspire_Residential_Support_Worker_JD.docx

Closing Date

31/10/2019