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Residential Support Worker

Reference

PRI54641

Location

Children's Home - Kilwinning

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£18,000 - £24,000 per annum

Hours

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

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.

Our specialist children's home in Kilwinning are seeking a full time permanent Residential Support Worker to join their team.  

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.

As a Residential Support Worker, you will need to develop positive relationships with our young people and support them in their daily practices as they work towards positive outcomes.

You 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.

The successful applicant should have the following:

  • A full current UK driving licence
  • Undertake or already commenced HNC Social Care SVQ level 3
  • 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.

You can be part of something special

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. 

What do you get in return?

  • 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

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

We currently operate 7 residential services across Ayrshire with expansion of a new service opening up in Kilmarnock, offering further support to children and young people from across the United Kingdom.

Division DBS info

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

Residential_Support_Worker_Aspire_Scotland.docx

Closing Date

31/10/2021