Residential Child Support Worker

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified individual to join our friendly and dynamic care team. They should possess  the professional skills and ability to work with young people who have additional educational and social needs. Knowledge of Autistic Spectrum Disorder is advantageous but not essential as training will be given. It is preferable that applicants have an HNC in Social Care and a SVQ 3 in accordance with the minimum requirement for registration as determined by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). The successful candidate will be given time by the SSSC to successfully complete this qualification in their own time and at their own expense. Driver of manual vehicles essential.

Hours will be 1752 per annum excluding 6 weeks holiday. The salary is £19,006.61 to £25,388.53 inclusive of holiday pay.

Candidates will be subject to a PVG check (Protection of Vulnerable Groups).

For a full job description and an application pack please contact Catherine Crawford or Maj Yule on 01337 857268.