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Job Opportunities

Post 1 – Night Awake Worker

Salary: £19,381 (pro-rata, holiday cover will be expected)

Closing date: 20th October 2018

Interviews date: 31st October 2018

Role:

Portland Street provides accommodation and support for five young people aged 15.5-21 years inclusive who are currently Looked After and Accommodated. Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust are a family of interconnected services.  We provide residential group living, supported tenancies, community outreach and group work offering a continuum of care and support in the life space of young people. At times, you may be expected to work in Cauvin House, our residential unit for young Mums and their babies.

As a Night Awake Worker, you will lone work during the night, with a Residential Worker sleeping on site for support. Your role will be to ensure the safety and comfort of the young people during the night hours. The post also involves undertaking general housekeeping duties as required. The hours of work will likely be from 10pm until 8am , alongside regular attendance at training, various meetings and supervision sessions.

You will be required to hold an HNC and SVQ 3 in Health & Social care or Social Care.

Organisation profile:

Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust are a family of interconnected services.  We provide residential group living, supported tenancies, community outreach and group work offering a continuum of care and support in the life space of young people.

Application notes:

The successful applicant will be required to register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

To apply, please download an application pack below and send it to:

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Service Manager on (0131) 202 9893 or .

 

Application Form
EQUAL OPS FORM
Night Awake Worker Job Description
Night Awake Worker Person Specification

Residential Worker – two vacancies

Salary: £23,047

Closing date: 20th October 2018

Interviews date: 31st October 2018

Post 3 – Full-time Residential Worker

Post 4 – Full-time Residential Worker (maternity cover from 7th January 2019)

 

We are currently looking to recruit a Residential Worker based at our 4 bedded residential project that provides accommodation to young parents and their children.

The successful candidate will be a creative thinker with a positive and flexible attitude and will actively promote equality, diversity, anti-discriminatory and non-judgemental practice. They will have a clear understanding of the nature and limits of the work role and a clear awareness of the power imbalance when working with Looked After and Accommodated Young People and work at all times to protect them from harm and abuse.

The successful candidate must be eligible and prepared to register with the Scottish Social Services Council.  The minimum educational requirements for this post is SCQF Level 7.

Application Form
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Residential Worker Job Description
Residential Worker Person Specification

Post 4– Residential Worker (Bank Staff) based between our 5 bedded residential project for 5 young people aged between 15-18 yrs and our 4 bedded parenting support project for young parents and their children.

Residential Worker Job Description

D&C APP FORM AUG 2015

EQUAL OPS FORM

Closing Date: not applicable

We hold staggered recruitment and selection events throughout the year for Bank Staff. Applications received will be considered ahead of the next recruitment event.

Interview dates for 2018;

dates TBC

Candidates who are successful at interview will be required to attend organisational induction days and complete successful shadow shifts within our residential services prior to employment.

Induction Days for the coming year will be:

dates TBC

If you require any further information and an application pack please contact recruitment team on 0131 337 3295; Email:

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