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Job Opportunities

Post 1 – Pathways Coordinator

Part-time: 28 hours per week, including some evening and occasional weekend work

Salary: £25,280 – £27, 945 pro-rata, dependent on qualifications and experience.

Base:  68 St John’s Road, Edinburgh, and will include lone working in the community + home working

Closing date: 19th Nov 2021

Interview dates: 24th & 25th Nov 2021

 

Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust have been supporting care experienced children and young people since 1733. We are looking for an organised, solution-focused, and compassionate member of staff. You must be committed and passionate about improving the lives of young people. You must also be inquisitive and resourceful and take pride in delivering an exemplary level of aftercare support. A relevant degree level professional qualification, or extensive relevant experience is essential. Significant experience of working with young people is essential, ideally supporting young people leaving care. An excellent understating of child and adult protection legislation and procedures is also essential. The successful candidate must have excellent report writing, organisational and communication skills.

Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to become a PVG Scheme member or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

For an informal discussion please call Carolyn Thomson on 0131 297 7323 or 07795621789.

The application form can be sent to

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Post 2 – Night Awake Worker – 2 posts

1st post: Part-time 10 hours per week

2nd post: Part-time 20 hours per week

The vacancies are for Friday, Saturday & Sunday. The combination of nights can be discussed at the interview.

Salary: £22,472.32 pro rata

Base: Portland Street, Edinburgh

Closing date: 3rd December 2021

Interview date: 14th December 2021

 

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.

Organisation profile:

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

Application notes:

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: The successful applicant will be required to register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). HNC/SVQ level 3 or other relevant qualifications recognised by SSSC for registration purposes.

To apply please visit our website. Completed application should be sent to by 12:00 on the 3rd December 2021.

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Post 3 – Residential Worker- 2 posts

1st post: Part-time 32.5 hours per week

2nd post: Part-time (weekend) 15 hours per week + option of additional 7 hours per week

Salary: £23,980.93 per annum pro rata

Closing date: Wednesday 1st December 2021

Interviews date: Wednesday 15th December 2021

Role:
We are currently looking to recruit one full-time residential worker based at Cauvin House. Cauvin House is a small residential Mother and Baby unit run by the Trust. It provides residential accommodation for a maximum of three young women aged 16 to 21 years and their babies. Cauvin House offers a nurturing place to help support young parents and their babies and provides an environment which safeguards and promotes child welfare. Mums and their babies have the opportunity to develop parenting and independent living skills, with assistance and advice from residential staff. Cauvin House works collaboratively with Social Work and all other key professionals including health.
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. Good written and verbal communication is required.
The residential role involves a shift pattern over a six week rota, that requires weekend working, lone working and sleep ins.

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). The minimum educational requirement is a HNC in Social Services and you can be working towards SVQ Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF level 7.
To apply please visit our website and dowload the application forms. Completed forms should be sent to by 12:00 on the 1st December 2021.
For further information or an informal discussion please contact the Administration Team at .

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Post 4 – 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.

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

Induction Days for the coming year will be: TBC

 

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