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Senior Practitioner

Reference

PRI34163

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£27500 - £31500

Hours

40hours 12 hours shifts (7 days over 14)

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.

Job Advert Location Description

With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Role 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.

Currently operating 8 residential services across Ayrshire with expansion of a new service opening up in Ayr, offering further supports to children and young people from across the United Kingdom.

Due to this expansion we are looking for the prominent post of Senior Practitioners to assist with the management of day to day operations within our services. Fundamental to your role will be the engagement in, and management of, each child’s plan and ensuring these plans are managed with the highest standards of care and professionalism.

As a  Senior Practitioner  you will work alongside the Residential Services Manager to instil our team with the vision and values and ensure the organisation continues to achieve its desired quality standards.

You will build relationships with the children and young people and be a driving force in their journey towards achieving positive outcomes.

The successful candidate will be fully SSSC registered and hold the relevant qualifications at degree level or managerial level.

Due to the nature of this role you will need to hold a full drivers license.

What we offer:

33 days annual leave (Inc. bank holidays)
Full training
On-going training and Career progression
Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
Online benefits and cash back rewards
Cycle to work scheme
Dental Insurance
Travel Insurance
SMART Pension option
Healthcare Cash Plan

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.

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

SeniorPract.JD.Aspire.docx

Closing Date

29/02/2020