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Residential Support Worker (Nights)




Children's Home - Irvine

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£19,344 - £24,00 per annum


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


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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