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Residential Support Worker




Children's Home - Kilbirnie

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£19,344 - £24,000 per annum


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

Job Advert Role Description

Our children's home in Kilbirnie are currently seeking a Residential Support Worker to join their team.

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.

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.

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 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.

Division DBS info


The successful candidates will be required to apply for a PVG from Disclosure Scotland. Further information can be obtained from We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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