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Residential Support Worker (Nights)

Reference

PRI47437

Location

Children's Home - Irvine

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£18,532.80 - £24,000 per annum

Hours

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

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking a Residential Support Worker to join our children's home in Irvine. 

Our Residential Support Workers develop positive relationships with our young people and support them in their daily practices as they work towards positive outcomes.

The successful candidate 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 practice complies with policy and procedure and are in line with regulatory, statutory and compliance requirements and meet quality standards.

Candidates must:-

  • Hold a current UK driving licence
  • Be working towards or completed the HNC Social Care / SVQ 3 which is a minimum requirement
  • Be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) if your application is successful.

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.

Your Benefits

  • Priory Perks reward and discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Pension scheme
  • We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Employee recognition scheme.

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 7 residential services across Ayrshire with expansion of our service in Ayr, offering further support to children and young people from across the United Kingdom.  This has given rise to a series of opportunities for professional, skilled and caring individuals to join our team.

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 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.

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.

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Job Description

Residential_Support_Worker.pdf

Closing Date

30/04/2021