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Residential Support Worker

Reference

PRI53308

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£19,344 - £24,000 per annum

Hours

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

Job Advert Role Description

Our specialist children's home in the West Kilbride area are seeking a full time permanent Residential Support Worker to join our team.  This opportunity would suit those who are professional, skilled and caring individuals.

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.

Duties include:

  • Assist in the delivery of the total care and education needs of children and young people through supporting and guiding each child and young person to be safe, healthy, active, nurtured, achieving, respected, responsible and included
  • Follow guidance to manage the financial requirements of the young people within the agreed systems
  • Accompany children and young people to various events and meetings off site, such as family visits, activities, health appointments and review meetings
  • Participate in report writing and assessments of children and young people
  • Implement strategies that support individual children and young people to achieve positive outcomes
  • Be clear about curricular pathways in order to promote and support young people and children to actively participate in their learning opportunities throughout the day as part of their lifelong learning.
  • Model engagement with children and young people in physical activities, hobbies and interests to promote their health and wellbeing and strengthen their relationships with others
  • Be flexible and work within Aspire’s rota management across all resources.

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. 

The successful applicant should have the following:-

  • Must hold a current UK driving licence
  • Working towards or completion of HNC Social Care / SVQ 3 which is a minimum requirement
  • You will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) if your application is successful
  • Successful candidates will receive a generous package and excellent training and development opportunities.

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 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, 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.

We are now looking to expand our services as 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 Aspris 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 Priory in the wider post-school world.

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

Aspire_Residential_Support_Worker_JD.docx

Closing Date

30/09/2021