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Residential Support Worker (Nights)




Children's Home - Kilbirnie

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£18,532.80 - £24,000 per annum


40 hours per week. 12 hour shifts, 7 days over 14

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 are now looking to expand their services as part of the Priory Group, we continue to provide 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 children and young people aged 8 to 18 years to be fully included within the local community and to ensure they have the capacity to prosper beyond Aspire Scotland in the wider post-school world.

Taking direction from SGP/LGP the RSW will:

  • Demonstrate commitment to, and show unconditional positive regard for, each child and young person, including ensuring opportunities are in place for the voice of each child to be heard.
  • Provide empathy and support through a person centred approach for each child and young person at all times including when they are emotionally, psychologically and socially isolated and distressed.
  • Promote and strengthen a family ethos within Aspire through role-modelling positive relationships with each child and young person.
  • Promote an ethos of inclusion, professionalism and team work within and beyond the residential facilities.
  • Communicate regularly and effectively using IT systems as appropriate.
  • Foster partnership with care staff, education staff, parents and carers, and relevant external professionals to ensure young people have every opportunity to meet their agreed outcomes.
  • Empower each child and young person to make use of available services and information.
  • Demonstrate commitment to providing learning opportunities for children and young people to ensure the best outcomes for each child and young person.

Division DBS info


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 may be requested prior to interview for 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.


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.


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