Senior Residential Support Worker - Scotland

We are a child care organisation providing care, education, and therapy services to young people who have experienced trauma in their lives resulting in emotional and behavioural difficulties. New Reflexions Children’s Residential Service offers both short & long-term, therapeutic placements for young people who need support

 

We currently have vacancies within the Oban, Argyll and Bute, and Fort William areas.

 

Starting at £28,196 per annum, Senior applicants must either have achieved or be nearing completion of the SVQ level 3/Level 3 Qualification in Residential Childcare or equivalent.

 

Rota patterns are currently 4 days on and 8 days off, sleeping in duties are required and some on call support duties may also be required.

 

As an organisation we are currently expanding and experiencing an exciting period of growth and therefore require more enthusiastic individuals to join our team as a Senior Residential Care Worker.

 

Requirements

 

  • Full UK manual driving Licence;
  • Access to your own transport;
  • Relevant Qualification
  • Passionate about helping children;
  • Keen interest in outdoor education is also an advantage as we encourage our young people to be actively involved in the outdoors;
  • The post holder has the responsibility to adhere to our Safeguarding and Child Protection Procedure.

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

Therefore, as this post is a regulated activity and/or on a regulated site the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS, PVG check, and our safer recruitment process. This post is exempt from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions Order 1975).

 

You will be kind, caring and compassionate and be passionate about making a difference to the quality of life for our service users.

In return for your commitment, you will be offered excellent competitive remuneration and working conditions.

 

If you are a dedicated and well-organised individual with excellent communication skills, then we would like to hear from you!

 

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