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Residential Support Worker

Reference

PRI54410

Location

Troup House School, Gamrie, Banff, Aberdeenshire, AB45 3JN

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£9.00 - £12.82 Per Hour

Hours

37.5 Per Week -Early 07.30am - 3pm, Late 3pm - 10.30pm, Double 07.30am - 10.30pm

Job Advert Role Description

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed staff in the sector.

We currently have opportunities for energetic and committed Residential Support Workers (Days and Nights) to contribute to the effective delivery of  care and individual programmes. We provide care 24/7 and Residential Support Workers are an integral part of our provision supporting our day and night rotas. As professional Childcare workers 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.

You will also be required to hold a current UK driving licence and undergo certified training and refresher courses in a range of areas including Safeguarding, Physical Intervention, Behavioural Management, First Aid, Fire Prevention and Health & Safety at work and other specialist training related to the location as well as the relevant CPD.

You are required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) if your application is successful.

Job Purpose:

“Make a Difference to Young People”

 Roles within the Education & Care job family are dedicated to ensuring children, young person’s/adults are safe and healthy and able to make a positive contribution and realise their full potential through enjoyment, achievement and economic well being

Key Focus On:

  • Safety
  • Providing a quality service to the young people
  • Ensuring financial sustainability appropriate to the job role

Responsibilities:

Quality

  • Contribute to the effective implementation of individual programmes by supporting the care, teaching and learning, social and independence activities and experiences, which enhance the learning and development of Learners and Young People.
  • Manages the well-being and behaviour of Learners and Young People ensuring any significant behavioural or physical occurrences are promptly addressed and reported, referring to a senior member of staff as appropriate.
  • Assists senior staff with the compilation of care and learning plans. Prepares incident and other reports and updates daily records and logs as required.
  • Maintains professional relationships whilst developing a good rapport with young people, students, pupils, colleagues, visitors and other stakeholders.
  • Through own professional behaviour, including adhering to policies and procedures, contributes to the maintenance of safety, security and confidentiality standards.

Innovation

  • Adapts newly proven techniques within registered home

Value

  •  Ensures young people who use our services are getting value for their money

Qualifications:

  • Working towards or completion of HNC /  SVQ 3 which is a minimum requirement.        

At Aspris, we are dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of the children and young people within our homes, and always celebrate uniqueness and diversity.

Our homes are part of a large children’s group with a national footprint offering significant development, support and progression opportunities. We also operate a fostering service and a number of high quality specialist schools in both the UK and the Middle East. 

Your Benefits

  •  A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support

Troup House School is a specialist School Care Accommodation service, offering residential care, support and education to children and young people, with additional support needs including autism and emotional and behavioural difficulties aged 8 to 18yrs. 

As the development of our service continues into 2021/22, so do the opportunities for you to contribute to the care experiences  of Looked After Children in Scotland within a School Care Accommodation service.

Aspris 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 the Disclosure & Barring Service

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Disclosure

We are 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 a disclosure check with the relevant disclosure body at an enhanced level. Aspris Children’s Services will cover the cost of the disclosure check.

Job Description

Support_Worker.pdf

Closing Date

31/10/2021