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Job Opportunities

Post 1 – Residential Night Awake Worker

Part-time: 30 hours per week (Friday, Saturday and Sunday night shifts)

Salary: £19,531 per annum

Closing date: Friday 26th August 2022

Interview date: Friday 2nd September 2022

Role:

We are currently looking to recruit a Night Awake Worker based at our 5- bed residential unit that provides accommodation to young people. 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 always 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 to protect them from harm and abuse.

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). The minimum educational requirement for this post is HNC/SVQ level 3  (SCQF level 7) or other relevant qualification recognised by SSSC for registration purposes.

To apply please visit our website to download and complete the application form. Completed application should be sent to by 12.00 on the 26th August 2022. For further information or an informal discussion please contact the Administration Team at .

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Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form
Night Awake Worker Job Description

Post 2 – Parent and Child Worker – Full Time

Full-time 37 hours per week

Salary: £25,180 per annum

Closing date: Friday 26th August 2022

Interviews date: Friday 2nd September 2022

Role:

This is an opportunity to come and join our team as a residential worker, primarily based at Cauvin House for mums and babies. Cauvin House is a small, residential space that can support three young women aged 16 to 21 years and their babies at any one time, providing a safe and nurturing house to help support young people grow and develop as individuals and as a parent.

Our team work closely with mums and their babies to provide the advice and guidance they may need to build their attachment and bond with their child, to support their own individual health, wellbeing and independent living skills and ensuring that their babies own growth and developmental needs are being met. We work together with social work, health and other key professionals to ensure the strengths and voice of the young person are at the heart of all we do while the safety and welfare of the child is always maintained.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to be part of our team. We are looking for skilled individuals who are passionate about working with young people and their babies and to building strong and loving relationships with them. Someone who understands child development and trauma-informed practice. Someone who is positive and thoughtful, and rights focused.

The residential role involves a shift pattern over a four-week rota, that requires weekend working, lone working and sleep-ins.  As part of the Dean and Cauvin team, you will also cover shifts at our Portland Street house when required.

We are committed to the development of all our staff and the successful applicants will have access to training and development opportunities as well as other employee benefits.

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). The minimum educational requirements for this post is SCQF Level 7.

To apply please visit our website and download the application forms. Completed forms should be sent to by 12.00 on the 26th August 2022.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact the Administration Team at .

DC-APP-FORM

Residential Worker Job Description

Residential Worker Person Specification

 

Post 3 – Residential Worker – Bank Staff

Residential Care Worker (Bank Staff) based at our 5-bed residential project for 5 young people aged between 13-21 yrs and at our 4-bed residential project that provides accommodation to young parents and their children.

We are seeking highly motivated confident and enthusiastic individuals who can think creatively, support young people, work positively and flexibly as part of a busy staff team and also be confident in lone working. As well as able to articulate and demonstrate understanding of the core values of social care and their application in practice with young people.

An applicant must be able to provide practical and emotional support to young people/parents in a wide range of daily activities and experiences; to work with young people to encourage and enable them to develop confidence and competence in managing their own lives.

The post holder 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 post holder must be eligible and prepared to register with the Scottish Social Services Council. The minimum educational requirements for this post is HNC/SVQ7 in Social Care or currently working towards this.

D&C APP FORM
Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form
Residential Worker Job Description
Residential Worker Person Specification

The application form can be sent to

Candidates who are successful at interviews will be required to attend organisational induction days.

 

 

Induction Days for the coming year will be on the 4th October 2022.

 

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